On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 3:22 AM, Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> wrote: > I just noticed that there are exactly four Git manpages with an "AUTHOR" > section and five with a "DOCUMENTATION" section: > > $ make doc > $ grep -nIE -e '^\.SH "DOCUMENTATION|AUTHOR"' Documentation/*.[0-9] > Documentation/git-column.1:80:.SH "AUTHOR" > Documentation/git-for-each-ref.1:272:.SH "AUTHOR" > Documentation/git-for-each-ref.1:275:.SH "DOCUMENTATION" > Documentation/git-http-backend.1:404:.SH "AUTHOR" > Documentation/git-http-backend.1:407:.SH "DOCUMENTATION" > Documentation/git-notes.1:395:.SH "AUTHOR" > Documentation/git-notes.1:398:.SH "DOCUMENTATION" > Documentation/git-remote-ext.1:133:.SH "DOCUMENTATION" > Documentation/git-remote-fd.1:71:.SH "DOCUMENTATION" > > These sections are inconsistent with the other manpages and seem > superfluous in a project that has, on the one hand, a public history > and, on the other hand, hundreds of contributors. Would the mentioned > authors (CCed) consent to the removal of these sections?
Fine by me, authorship is documented by history and blame anyway. :-) -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html