Re: Account Policies

Ravi Pratap M <ravi che iitm ac in> writes:

> Hi all,
> On Tue, 21 Aug 2001, Sander Vesik wrote:
> > AFAIK, they don't. Also, knowing the real name is largely useless, knowing
> > the email - or rather, being able to get to it fast - is waymore
> > important.
> 	True. Clearly there is a need to reach people with cvs accounts
> through email. I remember seeing quite a few posts on gnome-hackers citing
> some hacker breaking something after a commit and huge discussions on the
> same but nobody really being able to contact that person !
At some point not too long ago we removed all CVS accounts without corresponding
email addresses. That doesn't mean, of course, that all email addresses
we have work, but at least it is a start.

> > from a commit log message, I can say that it is definately useful. It is
> > very usefull even in case where there are way less than 700+ commiters.
> 	A need for this I think should be separated from the question of
> email aliases.

I would agree. If we want to have email aliases for cvs accounts, they
should be specicially for that purpose ... cvs-owen gnome org or whatever.


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