email mangling (Re: cvs commit: src/bin/ls cmp.c extern.h ls.1 ls.c ls.h print.c util.c

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at
Mon Mar 27 02:10:03 UTC 2006

Kirill Ponomarew wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 01:33:03PM -0500, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>> Perhaps we have to change policy to put only contributor's name, not 
>>> email, into the commit message.
>> No thanks, it makes it impossible to contact them later on when all
>> other context is lost.
> Seconded, in that case it's much easier to trackdown who is a
> looser/winner, but I always sinned with "Ports Fury" :-)

Well, another approach is to put submitter's e-mail into the repo as is, 
but filter it out from cvs log e-mail. It can be done easily. Then 
everybody who really cares can look into cvs logs directly.


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