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authorJeff King <>2011-03-13 03:00:38 (GMT)
committerJeff King <>2011-03-13 03:00:38 (GMT)
commitd8f708f860095245c6973ba6b1ada366ce2d5bdf (patch)
tree6964f713bb6fb0f1b8af6711fb3179e9a9154ccb /Documentation
parent6ea922d596ffdeef8c4ce3832f9a162810308e07 (diff)
docs: point git.txt author credits to
There is a nice shortlog-ish output of the authors there. We also point people directly to shortlog, but of course they might be reading the documentation online or from a binary package of git.
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index 4323843..5e57f69 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -747,8 +747,10 @@ Authors
Git was started by Linus Torvalds, and is currently maintained by Junio
C Hamano. Numerous contributions have come from the git mailing list
-<>. For a complete list of contributors, see
-linkgit:git-shortlog[1] and linkgit:git-blame[1].
+<>. For a more complete list of contributors, see
+ If you have a clone of git.git itself, the
+output of linkgit:git-shortlog[1] and linkgit:git-blame[1] can show you
+the authors for specific parts of the project.
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