[IPython-dev] Docs: authorship listing

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Mon Sep 15 03:50:46 CDT 2008


On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 12:55 AM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> Howdy,
>
> we were considering to just list the authorship of the docs similarly
> to the rest of the project as "ipython dev team".  This will give us a
> simple policy as more and more people add contributions, since that
> can be easily listed in the history/credits section of the docs, while
> having 20 authors and 50 contributors on the title page gets a bit
> silly (particle physics papers with 1000 authors not withstanding :)
>
> Hopefully this highlights further how this has become a truly collective effort.

We do that same for sympy and have this page with credits:

http://docs.sympy.org/aboutus.html#sympy-development-team

Ondrej


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