[squeak-dev] MessageNames: clicking on class names
casey.obrien.r at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 21:57:26 UTC 2010
I'd rather we all had accounts too I think. Sometimes I'm not clear on what
came from who by initials alone. It's nice to see what different people are
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 2:53 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>wrote:
> On 31.03.2010, at 23:45, Ken Causey wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-03-31 at 22:52 +0200, Frank Shearar wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I'm not entirely sure how to contribute to the inbox. Well, I know
> >> enough to commit a change to the inbox :) I mean the social process
> >> aspect of things. So anyway, feel free to correct me on etiquette and
> >> protocol.
> > I have nothing to correct really, but I thought I would comment on the
> > etiquette since you brought it up. I may be overlooking something but
> > the only things I would suggest for inbox committers is:
> > 1. Update completely to current trunk before submitting to the inbox.
> > This ensure that your submission's ancestor will be the most recent
> > version in the trunk and is about the best you can do to make it easier
> > on core developers to merge your changes.
> > 2. Write a good comment. Try to keep it terse but touch on the main
> > points and if there is a Mantis issue, note the relevant issue
> > number(s).
> > 3. Another I've thought of which is purely optional but I think we
> > should consider strongly suggesting is that you create an account at
> > source.squeak.org and login before committing. Certainly the repository
> > is world-writable but submitting it with your account helps to ensure
> > proper attribution and also gives us a point to ensure that submitters
> > have agreed to the MIT licensing.
> > Truthfully I would advocate requiring signing in, but this would require
> > changes to SqueakSource to enforce I believe and may be considered an
> > unnecessary hurdle.
> > That's all I can think of at the moment anyway,
> > Ken
> I've been thinking about your third point too. The change necessary to the
> source server would not be too hard I think. But identifying uploaders would
> be helpful IMHO. It's also good for bragging, since only if you are logged
> in are commits counted for you :)
> Does anyone think it would be too much of a burden to create an account?
> - Bert -
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