[webkit-dev] Some landed patches have incorrect date in commit messages and ChangeLog

Evan Martin evan at chromium.org
Mon Aug 9 14:18:07 PDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Jian Li <jianli at chromium.org> wrote:
> I noticed that several patches landed recently have the incorrect date put
> in the commit messages and ChangeLog. Please fix the incorrect information
> in ChangeLog. For the commit messages, anyone know if we can fix them or
> not?
> Please make sure the correct date is used when you land your patch manually.

I didn't realize this was a bad thing.  I thought it was potentially
useful information in the ChangeLog to know the date a change was
written, especially since the commit time is available from SVN
already; obviously the position within the ChangeLog shows where it
lies in the history of the project.

I agree that if tools don't manage this it will be easy to overlook.

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