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From robert burrell donkin <>
Subject Re: [math][patch] New RollingUnivariateImpl
Date Sat, 17 May 2003 09:17:57 GMT

On Saturday, May 17, 2003, at 10:03 AM, Juozas Baliuka wrote:

>> 1. all source files should have an author tag
>> 2. all developers who submitted anything of substance are entitled to a
>> class level @author tag. developers can indicate that they want a credit
>> by including this in the patch.
>> 3. committers should be content to be credited in the project
> documentation
>> 4. (mavenized only) contributors are also entitled to be created in the
>> maven-generated documentation. again, including this in the patch
>> demonstrates that the developer wants sure a credit.
>> so, if i create a new source file, if it's submitted as a patch (or
>> created as the result of a patch) then i add the developer as @author
>> (whether the patch contains this or not) otherwise i add myself. if it's
>> not new, i won't add an @author unless it's included as part of the 
>> patch.
>>   i don't add myself as author to existing files. (the only exception i
>> make is controversial refactorings, at the top so that i get the abusive
>> emails rather than the original author.)
> Do not add authors email if the patch doe's not contains it, most of 
> people
> do not like spam.


(forgot that one :)

- robert

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