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In the RTC change set History view, what is the difference between the "Added By" and "Creator"?

Donna Thomas (14122447) | asked Sep 14 '15, 1:56 p.m.
edited May 24 '16, 11:18 p.m. by David Lafreniere (4.8k7)
In RTC Source Control change set history view, what is the difference between Added By and Creator? I could not find an answer elsewhere.

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Zeeshan Choudhry (6541612) | answered Sep 14 '15, 2:17 p.m.
edited May 24 '16, 11:23 p.m. by David Lafreniere (4.8k7)
"Created by" is who created the change set and "Added by" is who added the change set to the repository workspace or stream (the workspace/stream we are showing the history on).

Normally they are same users but the following scenario shows an example of when they might not be the same:
-A change set was created by a user A in his workspace and marked completed.   
-Another users B accepted this in his workspace from the user A's workspace directly 
-User B delivered that change set to the stream, 
-Then you would have "Created by" and "Added by" showing two different users. 

It also depends from which context you see the History as well. 
For example if you see the history of component from the Stream context then above is correct. 

If you see the history of component from the workspace context then who ever added the change set to the workspace will be seen under Added By   
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Geoffrey Clemm commented Sep 14 '15, 2:57 p.m.

Note that if you have a stream hierarchy (where changes are flowed from one stream to another), it will normally be the case that in any stream that is not a leaf of the stream hierarchy, the Creator and AddedBy will usually be different people.

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