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Date:      Mon, 8 May 2000 06:34:12 -0500
From:      Mike Pritchard <>
To:        Doug Barton <>
Cc:        Nik Clayton <nik@FreeBSD.ORG>, Sean Kelly <>, doc@FreeBSD.ORG, jim@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Credit where it's due
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In-Reply-To: <>; from on Sun, May 07, 2000 at 10:17:27PM -0700
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On Sun, May 07, 2000 at 10:17:27PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> Nik Clayton wrote:
> 	My personal preference would be that the credit show up along with the
> work. However, in order to avoid the insanity in points three and four
> above, I'd say that this would be an acceptable compromise if the weight
> of opinion goes against keeping the credit in the chapter. 

How about using man pages as an example.  Most of our added on
utilities w/man pages include a AUTHORS section which credits
the person who wrote the utility, and sometimes the actual author
of the manual page (if different than the person who wrote the utility).

I know I was a little annoyed when I noticed my credit on the
quota section of the handbook was removed, even though it looks 
like it is still at least 90% of my original text.  I then did
a little checking to see if we just weren't doing that in the
handbook anymore (I haven't done anything with the handbook in a long
time, so I wasn't sure), but found that some sections still had the 
original credits, and some didn't.

Mike Pritchard or

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