Alexander van Loon
a.vanloon at alexandervanloon.nl
Wed Jul 13 10:20:58 CEST 2011
On Wednesday 13 July 2011 09:22:13 Vladislav Blanton wrote:
> I have been thinking how nice it would be if our feature articles had the
> authors name linked to them like an article anywhere else would. ex:
> "Written by Alexander Van Loon"
> Perhaps it could spur a job opportunity, ala Troy Unrau a couple years back,
> but really it is just nice to attribute work.
> The attribution would be a nice way to make the digest a bit less anonymous
> to our readers as well.
> What do others think? Could this be implemented?
Most of the time all I do to get feature articles is e-mail developers to ask if they have something interesting to write, ask
some questions to give them ideas about what they could write and then they do all the writing. After receiving that all I do is
check the spelling and such before placing it in an issue. So I feel that the developer who wrote it deserves the credit more
than the person who prepares it for the Digest, besides that the names of the persons who worked on the Commit Digest are
already in the top right corner, sorted by the size of their contribution. That is enough credit for me already.
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