This is the mail archive of the mailing list for the GCC project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: 33 unknowns left

Ian Lance Taylor <>:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 12:41 PM, Jeff Law <> wrote:
> > On 08/26/2015 01:31 PM, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> >>>
> >>> mib = mib <mib>
> >
> > Michael Bushnell.  Aagain, not active in forever.
> > probably doesn't work anymore.
> This person (not quite sure how to say this) changed his name to
> Thomas Bushnell.  His public e-mail address seems to be
> Ian

Yes, I know how and why that happened.  I've actually had to deal with
the resulting confusion in other repositories. :-)

The way I cope is by respecting the person's apparent wish to have
those considered two separate identities demarcated by a complete
reorientation of his life, and leaving "Michael" in place for
attributions from before he took vows. This policy has the advantage
that I don't have to intrusively edit the record.

If Michael/Thomas ever becomes aware of the issue and wants me to edit to
Thomas, I assume he'll tell me.  Under the circumstances I rather doubt
it's high on his list of concerns.
		<a href="";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]