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Re: git-copyright-scan: find authors missing from DEP-5 debian/copyright

On Wed, 06 Apr 2011 19:51:25 +0300, Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote:

> Yaroslav Halchenko <debian@onerussian.com> writes:
> > That is true, but since it doesn't have to be mandatory to use
> > git-copyright-scan, it could simply be a helper for some projects were
> > authors do retain the copyright .
> Exactly. git-copyright-scan could also read a mapping that describes how
> authors relate to copyright holders. Such a mapping might be required
> anyway since some people use usernames in git log but want to have a
> full name in debian/copyright.

Great, I'm all for helpers, and if this aspect is taken into
consideration it might really be helpful :)

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