The power of “Thank You”

Many projects have release notes that include the names of people that contributed to the release.

Who reads these names?
Well, at the very least, the people in that list read the names.

Fozzie: Nobody reads those names anyway, do they?
Kermit: Sure. They all have families.

If your project doesn’t do this, I think it should.
My name was listed in a release notice today.
I’ll share the details, and try to point out why saying thanks to contributors is a good idea.

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