On 14 October 2013 09:58, Jeremy Stanley <fu...@yuggoth.org> wrote: > On 2013-10-14 09:45:38 +1100 (+1100), Angus Salkeld wrote: >> Note the commit will "authored" by the original poster, so perhaps >> if you modify a patch we should add a "Modified-by: " line to indicate >> that it was dual authored. > > "We encourage the use of Co-Authored-By: name <n...@example.com> in > commit messages to indicate people who worked on a particular patch. > It's a convention for recognizing multiple authors, and our projects > would encourage the stats tools to observe it when collecting > statistics." > > https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/GitCommitMessages#Including_external_references > > That said, if the work I'm doing is trivial fixup to someone else's > change and I'm not substantially contributing to the overall > idea/implementation, I don't bother to add one... only if it's a > significant departure from/improvement on the original author's > work.
While we're talking about attribution - it's polite to reassign the bug to the original author when it finally merges, since launchpad automatically assigns you whenever you push a new patchset. Kieran > -- > Jeremy Stanley > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackemail@example.com > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev