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From Daniel Kulp <dk...@apache.org>
Subject Re: activemq git commit: Add MERIT.txt and give thanks to Mark Frazier for his contribution.
Date Mon, 09 Mar 2015 20:12:35 GMT

> On Mar 9, 2015, at 3:44 PM, Clebert Suconic <clebert.suconic@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 3:38 PM, Daniel Kulp <dkulp@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Please don’t use @author tags….   Highly discouraged at apache as it implies
some level of “ownership” over the file.   If I see @author tags in files I’m in, I
tend to remove them.
> 
> 
> Really? owner != author!

No, but there is definitely an implied relationship.  

But it doesn’t really matter.   This was discussed at the BOARD level at Apache a long time
ago and the board has declared they should be discouraged.  See:  (Special order D)

http://www.apache.org/foundation/records/minutes/2004/board_minutes_2004_02_18.txt



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Daniel Kulp
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