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From Oliver Heger <oliver.he...@oliver-heger.de>
Subject Re: [ognl] SVN $ID and @author
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2011 18:48:15 GMT
Am 15.10.2011 20:18, schrieb Gary Gregory:
> Ok with me: no author tags. In made author tags say ASF for codec a
> while back and I am happy to make those go away.
>
> Gary

+1

Oliver


>
> On Oct 15, 2011, at 13:01, Christian Grobmeier<grobmeier@gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> Guys
>>
>> On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 4:03 PM, Gary Gregory<garydgregory@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Can checkstyle be set up to check for author tags?
>>
>> I think this is going the wrong way.
>>
>> Gary, Torsten, Phil agreed to remove for DBCP/Pool:
>> http://markmail.org/thread/ldexerq46xvwxdkh
>>
>> Here even Sebb had no objections of removing @author tags:
>> http://bit.ly/oovcjk
>>
>> Here Emmanmuel and Phil agreed to ask the people to allow removal of
>> the author tags:
>> http://markmail.org/message/akemdfo6uf3itcu4
>>
>> Stefan explains Ant has removed the tags before long while:
>> http://markmail.org/message/xsmcdu5cpeagshee
>>
>> Here Sebb explained to me author tags should be removed (in 2008)
>> http://markmail.org/message/6yb6j37jgqxexmh2
>>
>> And so on.
>>
>> It seems people are going forwards and backwards on this. Either we
>> find a common practise for all Commons components or we should leave
>> the decision finally up to the maintainers of the code.
>>
>> Personally I think @author tags is not very community like. I don't
>> care if my name appears in code or not.
>>
>> Anyway I am not highly interested in putting these tags into the code
>> now and in 2008 i removed them.
>>
>> I have only brought this up b/c i thought i should mention. I have not
>> had the idea that this will become a discussion between the same
>> people - again.
>>
>> OK, now I would be fine with the following procedure:
>>
>> - removal of all author tags
>> - pre warn people who are not on the project that their tags are being removed
>> - remove the author tags of the prewarned people after two more weeks
>>
>> I would appreciate a standard way in Commons, really.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Christian
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Gary
>>>
>>> On Oct 15, 2011, at 9:53, sebb<sebbaz@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 15 October 2011 14:06, Gary Gregory<garydgregory@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>>> There was an ASF guideline or suggestion a couple of years ago to use
>>>>> "Apache Software Foundation" in author tags.
>>>>
>>>> Not that I remember.
>>>>
>>>> The board recommendation [1] was to not use @author tags at all.
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://www.apache.org/foundation/records/minutes/2004/board_minutes_2004_09_22.txt
>>>> Section 7, subsection F
>>>>
>>>> Using @author ASF probably does not go against the spirit of the
>>>> recommendation; I just don't see the point.
>>>>
>>>>> Gary
>>>>>
>>>>> On Oct 15, 2011, at 8:17, Emmanuel Bourg<ebourg@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> -0 on the @author tag since I'm not involved in OGNL.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I find it a bit rude to remove the signature from someone else work.
But
>>>>>> feel free to remove your own name.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Emmanuel Bourg
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Le 15/10/2011 10:59, Christian Grobmeier a écrit :
>>>>>>> Again, the old discussion.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> OGNL has @author tags. I do not like them. Who wants to keep
them? I
>>>>>>> prefer a developers section in the pom and of course there is
svn
>>>>>>> history.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> In addition:
>>>>>>>   * $Id: ASTAdd.java 1183232 2011-10-14 07:40:32Z grobmeier $
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> This line must not be the first of the license header, otherwise
>>>>>>> checkstyle is crying. In addition I have never understood the
sense of
>>>>>>> that line. I am +1 for removing it too (svn history does all
i need).
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If we keep it, we need to move it on class level docs.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> OK, let the rumble begin... your opinions gents!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> CHeers
>>>>>>> Christian
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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