View the authors for the currently open file
git-authors is a simple addition to your editor - it displays the authors for a file so that you can contact them if required. Their % contributions are also shown.
Screenshot of the tool run on the awesome list repo's readme file:
As found by Maalej et al (page 20):
The more people developers know, the easier they can identify which ex- perience is worth sharing, with whom, and how.
This repo contains a simple Atom plugin to bridge this gap. It displays the list of authors along with their percentage contribution to the file by line.
Download via Atom Packages.
Once installed, the
git-authors shows up in the UI and can be invoked by typing
Packages->git-authors-toggle. This displays a list of authors with their percentage contribution to the file
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