Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] ** Attention All Boost Committers **
From: Gary Powell (gwpowell_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-24 00:59:57
Thanks for taking care of this. I fixed my email address.
On Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 2:23 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> If you have *ever* checked *anything* (e.g. code or documentation) into
> the Boost Subversion repository, this message applies to you.
> Git uses email addresses to identify authors and committers. In order
> to accurately convert Subversion history to Git, we need to map all (or
> as many as possible) Subversion user IDs to working email addresses.
> I have posted a provisional UserID mapping table at
> https://github.com/boost-lib/boost/wiki/AuthorMapping (with a simple
> mangling of '@'=>'<>' and '.'=>'~'). If your email address is
> already in the table, you've been Bcc'd on this message, which may
> explain the appearance of multiple copies in your mailbox.
> I request that you make corrections to this table. To edit the table
> directly, you'll need to be logged into GitHub. Direct correction is by
> far the preferable approach, but if you don't have---and don't want to
> acquire---a free GitHub account, you can send edits directly to me.
> Important notes (these also appear on the page with the table)
> * You may have several userids (e.g. I appear to have "dave,"
> "abrahams," and "david_abrahams" --- probably left over from the
> transition from SourceForge CVS to our own SVN). Please look
> carefully to be sure that you have accounted for all your userids, and
> please use the same name and email address for each of them. Please
> *make sure that all non-duplicate userids stay in the table*. For
> example, all three of my userids are still there.
> * A given userid may appear several times in the table. If that userid
> belongs to you, please delete all but one line. If you don't, we will
> just use the first entry with that userid.
> * If you have a GitHub account, please make sure the email address you
> use in the table is associated with that account at
> Thanks for your cooperation.
> Dave Abrahams
> BoostPro Computing Software Development Training
> http://www.boostpro.com Clang/LLVM/EDG Compilers C++ Boost
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