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From Simone Tripodi <simonetrip...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ALL] @authors tags
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2011 12:31:41 GMT
authors/contributors are enlisted on the pom in the <developers/> and
<contributors/> section

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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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