[Pulp-dev] remove AUTHORS
dalley at redhat.com
Wed Apr 4 14:09:24 UTC 2018
On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 9:14 AM, Dana Walker <dawalker at redhat.com> wrote:
> I like Austin's point about getting to specify contact info for a specific
> project as I have different emails for different types of contributions
> myself, but I don't want to have to update things in multiple places down
> the road when I can just keep track of my listed contact details in my
> github settings. The same goes for someone who wants privacy and doesn't
> want their email listed or someone who has changed their name. I created
> the AUTHORS file for pulp_file recently and had misgivings about whether
> each of these contributors would have chosen to have the info I put
> together as their representative contact info, especially since we squashed
> down to one name and email which involves making some assumptions.
> I also like Irina's points about redundancy with GitHub's tracking of
> contributors (though that's a very specific thing that excludes merge
> commits, and for instance, I have made contributions to pulp through PRs
> and my name is not listed there), and more importantly, inaccurate and out
> of date info when hardcoded.
> I'm +1 to this PR to remove AUTHORS files moving forward.
> Dana Walker
> Associate Software Engineer
> Red Hat
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 8:36 AM, Austin Macdonald <amacdona at redhat.com>
>> One reason to keep the AUTHORS file is that it allows contributors to
>> specify their contact info instead of just linking to their GitHub page,
>> were they might not have an email listed.
>> I assume this discussion is restricted to pulp/pulp. The plugins are free
>> to handle however they prefer.
>> Personally, I am fine either way. Remove +0, one less file.
>> On Wed, Apr 4, 2018, 05:22 Irina Gulina <igulina at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> Hello Pulp Team,
>>> Recently, I have opened a PR to remove the AUTHORS file , and was
>>> suggested to bring it up here.
>>> Please let us/me know what you think about it. Any feedback will be
>>> Happy Wednesday,
>>>  https://github.com/pulp/pulp/pull/3393
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