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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Removing @author tags
Date Mon, 02 May 2005 16:53:41 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:

> Le 1 mai 05, à 22:46, Sylvain Wallez a écrit :
>> ...So, I think it's really time to do some cleanup and remove these 
>> tags everywhere...
> Fine with me
>> IIRC Bertrand ran a script to extract the current tags to build a 
>> credits file. Bertrand, any information on this?
> I did save the @author info in misc/credits/author-tags.txt, see
> But IIRC (cannot find the relevant messages), we compressed and/or 
> moved the file later to avoid having email addresses in CVS commit 
> messages.
> Anyway an svn export with today's date (or even the 2.1.7 distro) 
> would later provide all this info in case we need it, so saving tags 
> to a file before removing them is not needed. Maybe just poll the 
> lists for authors who think they should be mentioned in the credits or 
> status file.

IMO it's not worth asking again: they had the occasion to raise their 
hands when we first decided to remove author tags.

>> Also, we have to decide if we simply don't put @author tags or if we 
>> add something like "@author the Cocoon development team". I 
>> personally prefer no tags at all.
> Same here.

Ok. I'll do the cleanup in the coming days.


Sylvain Wallez                        Anyware Technologies  
Apache Software Foundation Member     Research & Technology Director

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