[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 6/6] docs: mention when and how one should be added as an author

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 01:31:30 CEST 2014

This addresses point 13 from the mplayer patches text file.  Discussion about
removing a link to this document can be found in the thread on ffmpeg-devel
titled: [PATCH] web/contact: replace MPlayer guidelines link
 doc/developer.texi | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/developer.texi b/doc/developer.texi
index 1ec7045..1ae7541 100644
--- a/doc/developer.texi
+++ b/doc/developer.texi
@@ -410,6 +410,11 @@ Finally, comments must be in English.
 Don't expect to be given write access straight away. If you show yourself to be
 a regular and reliable contributor or if you wish to be a maintainer you will be
 offered write access.
+ at item
+If you make a non-trivial contribution and wish to be listed as an author in the
+copyright header of a file, please include that change. It can be a separate
+patch if you are submitting a series of patches or if you change several files.
 @end enumerate
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