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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject Re: ASF Board Summary for February 18, 2004
Date Fri, 27 Feb 2004 10:14:35 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi dijo:
> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>> Steven Noels dijo:
>>>On 26 Feb 2004, at 17:12, Torsten Curdt wrote:
>>>>+ and we remove all author tags
>>>I find this just a little bit too reactionary - especially for the
>>>little known/used areas of code. We haven't had "ownership issues"
>>>because of them in the past, not? These tags sometimes help to find a
>>>contact, when questions remain unanswered on the list.
>> [RT]:
>> Will be enough to browse the CVS to find the folks involved in a
>> concrete
>> file or block? No, we cannot trace many files to the first post. The
>> original file, who made changes, etc?
>> "When I started to use the auth-fw, the @author tags allow me to know
>> the
>> names of people that was involved in this. After this I also used the
>> names to harvest the mailarchives looking for help about the auth-fw.
> Yes, the author tag says something about who started the code, but
> nothing about how knows about that particular version of it and it
> creates copyright problems and increases spam.
> +1 to remove them and +1 to pay back with our credits in the
> Changes/Credits page.

I Agree.

Antonio Gallardo

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