[webkit-dev] Changes to prepare-ChangeLog

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Thu Jul 9 13:30:57 PDT 2009

On 2009-07-09, at 08:02, Joe Mason wrote:

> 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.

I've never seen this format used in WebKit patches.

- Mark

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