[darcs-users] Re: Change message to ask for "author id" instead of "email"

David Roundy droundy at abridgegame.org
Thu Mar 10 12:31:12 UTC 2005


On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 02:32:24AM +0000, Mark Stosberg wrote:
> On 2005-03-09, zander at kde.org <zander at kde.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 10:33:04AM -0800, Kannan Goundan wrote:
> >> 
> >> The first time you record to a repo, Darcs asks for a name to use for
> >> the patch author.  The question it poses is:
> >> 
> >>   "What is your email address?"
> 
> What about just making this clearer:
> 
>  What is your email address (ex: John Doe <a at b.com>)?

I've accepted your patch, but in defense of the "author ID" idea, the
author ID doesn't strictly need to be an email address.  The darcs.cgi
script assumes that it is an email address, but apart from that, darcs
wouldn't mind if you just put your name there.
-- 
David Roundy
http://www.darcs.net




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