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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Remove all author tags from all source code files
Date Mon, 20 Jan 2003 17:44:06 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> Leif Mortenson wrote:
>> Jeff Turner wrote:
>>> Besides, I believe we're all adult enough not to let @author tags get in
>>> the way of community code ownership.
>> -1
>> I agree on this.  This had come up before as a possible solution to 
>> the problems we
>> had been having before.  I don't feel that removing the author tags 
>> would do anything
>> towards solving those problems.
>> I also agree with some ot the other comments about keeping them in to 
>> give credit
>> where credit is due.   I'll admit it is fun to get credit for the hard 
>> work that you put into
>> a project.
> I agree. I would like to keep the author tags in there as well.
> Cocoon, for example, does have author tags and everybody loves them and 
> never created any problem whatsoever.
> Can we get back to work together on code instead of creating parties and 
> find all possible excuses to fight over stuff, please?

I agree with Stefano on this.  Framework can be one of the generic
@author places--it defines no functionality.

For any Avalon code that defines functionality (like components and
containers), keep the @author tags.  It doesn't harm anything, and
it is good to let people get recognition.

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