[squeak-dev] The Trunk: System-mt.1262.mcz

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Dec 3 16:47:36 UTC 2021

On Fri, Dec 03, 2021 at 10:59:09AM +0100, Marcel Taeumel wrote:
> Huh? I don't quite understand some of the thoughts here. To me, it clearly tries to balance the existing situation with new contributors to come.
> Nobody should be forced to use a different set of initials than the ones already in use. So, "dtl" will remain "dtl" and "tpr" will remain "tpr".
> (Dave) >??I cannot imagine any circumstance in which I would want to be identified
> as 'david.lewis'.
> Just don't do it. How is this related to this change here? Please keep using the initials you feel most comfortable with. So, I do need to rephrase the wording. It seems to be misleading.

Apologies, I need to look at this more carefully before I raise half-baked objections. Sorry.

Checking for already-used author initials is clearly a good thing.


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