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Re: Repository for the conversion machinery
Joseph Myers <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> In practice there are a lot of ways people have messed up ChangeLog
> commits or commit messages that I would expect to confuse such author
> extraction, even before you get to the parts of the history converted from
This is also true.
I looked seriously at what it would take to recover this information
from the Emacs history, which is why I had the steps worked out in
such detail. Having researched the matter, I did *not* offer to
actually add this wrinkle when I did their conversion...
<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>