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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] @authors tags
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2011 11:07:26 GMT
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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