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February 26, 2022 09:50
Re: Why do we still have AUTHORS?
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On Sat, 26 Feb 2022, 16:29 Darren Duncan, <> wrote:

> This may be stating the obvious, but I want to ensure its said.
> Any script to generate AUTHORS should always be ADDITIVE.
> It should NOT be making a new file from scratch from info scanned from Git
> or
> whatever.
> Instead it should do its Git searching work but then ADD any unique new
> entries
> not already in the AUTHORS to AUTHORS.
> All entries already in AUTHORS should be guaranteed to be left alone.

Yeah, yeah, I'm on it. I wouldn't remove anyone from the glory list, my
patch goes the other way and restores to glory names that have never been



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