Commit message, collaborative work and acknowledgment

Since 2013, we have been giving credit to our fellow co-authors when integrating changes in our code bases. This was done by using commit message trailers like this one:

Co-authored-by: FirstName LastName <>

Here are the earliest occurrences of such acknowledgment: commontk/CTK@9aa389d and Slicer/Slicer@43808ca.

What is great is that GitHub now support this too. It will be part of your contribution statistics:

Additionally, we often use trailer like this one:

Thanks: FirstName LastName <>
Reviewed-by: FirstName LastName <>
Suggested-by: FirstName LastName <>