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From Peter Royal <pro...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Remove all author tags from all source code files
Date Mon, 20 Jan 2003 16:48:07 GMT
On Monday, January 20, 2003, at 11:41  AM, Ulrich Mayring wrote:
> Removing the author tags creates a lot of social tension, as you have 
> seen in this discussion. To balance the scale there should be a 
> compelling advantage - but there isn't. The argument "pro removal" 
> centers on social issues just as the "against removal" arguments.

And to take that a step further, the "pro removal" argument is using 
the removal of author tags to solve *another* social issue. so really 
its just further masking the problem without any real attempt to fix it.

as was said before, author != owner.
-pete


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