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From Adrian Crum <adrian.c...@sandglass-software.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] @authors tags
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2011 15:35:08 GMT
The author information in the pom file is also redundant - it already 
exists in greater detail in the commit logs.

-Adrian

On 4/5/2011 5:31 AM, Simone Tripodi wrote:
> authors/contributors are enlisted on the pom in the<developers/>  and
> <contributors/>  section
>
> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
> http://www.99soft.org/
>
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 1:07 PM, sebb<sebbaz@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 5 April 2011 08:23, Jörg Schaible<joerg.schaible@scalaris.com>  wrote:
>>> Henri Yandell wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 10:31 PM, Henri Yandell<flamefew@gmail.com>
 wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 9:28 PM, Christian Grobmeier<grobmeier@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 11:22 PM, Phil Steitz<phil.steitz@gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> On 4/4/11 2:18 PM, Torsten Curdt wrote:
>>>>>>>>> I thought we had settled on '@author Apache Software
Foundation',
>>>>>>>> Did we? TBH I find that pretty pointless and nothing more
than noise.
>>>>>>>> I'd be in favor of removing them all together.
>>>>>>> I agree with Torsten.  I got stalled in DBCP/pool because at
least
>>>>>>> some ppl thought we needed to get permission from all of the
long
>>>>>>> gone @authors to nuke their tags.  Personally, I am ready to
just
>>>>>>> nuke 'em if others do not object.
>>>>>> I am +1 for nuking and +1 for documenting the "no @author tags" decision
>>>>> +1, and done for Lang.
>>>> Btw:
>>>>
>>>> for i in `find . -type f -name '*.java'`; do (echo 'g/@author/d'; echo
>>>> 'w') | ed $i; done
>>>>
>>>> and check with svn diff of course :)
>>> sed -i -s -e '/@author/d' `find . -type f -name '*.java'`
>>>
>>> SCNR :)
>> +1 to removing @author tags, but I think the removed names should be
>> added to the developer / contributor list or a readme file somewhere.
>> Even if their code has been completely replaced, they have
>> participated in the development of the component.
>>
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