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Re: contact details in contrib module documentation

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: contact details in contrib module documentation
Date: 2008-12-03 14:26:42
Message-ID: 49369722.4020105@hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> I am getting an increased amount of private support inquiries about the  
>> uuid-ossp contrib module, probably because my name appears in the  
>> documentation for it.  I would remove it, so people use the normal  
>> mailing lists for that.  Are other modules similarly affected?
>>
>> We don't have names in any of the other chapters, so perhaps we should  
>> remove all the names?
> 
> Why not just remove the email address, and keep the name?

What makes the contrib modules different from all the other parts of the
system in that they need the specific author listed? Other authors are
just listed in the release notes...

//Magnus


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