[webkit-dev] Changes to prepare-ChangeLog

Joe Mason joe.mason at torchmobile.com
Thu Jul 9 08:02:50 PDT 2009

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Now that my attention has been called to it, it's starting to bug me 
> that everyone formats their ChangeLog entries slightly differently. How 
> about this as the canonical format (with prepare-ChangeLog encouraging it)?

That reminds me: how do we format a patch with multiple authors?  I've 
been doing this:

> 2009-07-08  Maciej Stachowiak  <mjs at apple.com>
>         Make prepare-ChangeLog less shouty
>         https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27098
 >         Authors: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com>, Joe Mason 
<joe.mason at torchmobile.com>
>         Reviewed by Mark Rowe.
>         * Scripts/prepare-ChangeLog:

So, the main author (or whichever one is submitting the patch if that's 
unclear) in the header, then a separate "Authors" line above the 
Reviewer line with everyone who deserves credit.


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