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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: [bsf]
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:32:21 GMT
I am sensing that he would like the "history" item at
updated to include him.


On Jun 13, 2012, at 10:19 AM, sebb wrote:

> On 13 June 2012 17:01, Joseph Kesselman <> wrote:
>> Just a quick note/quibble re BSF's history:
>> I, Joe Kesselman (the same IBMer who contributed some code to Xerces and
>> quite a lot to Xalan) did a lot of the early prototyping work on BSF. The
>> concept and initial sketch was certainly Sanjiva's, as part of some other
>> bean composition work we were doing, but I was working with him and he had
>> handed it off to me for further implementation and debugging. For example, I
>> implemented the first version of the Java-style signature matching logic;
>> before that we had required exact type matches.
>> (Feel free to ask Sanjiva to confirm this.)
>> So I'd appreciate not being completely left out of the credits!
> Some contributors are currently credited here:
> It would be easy to add your name there.
> Do you want the credit to include an e-mail address, if so, which?
> Do you want to use Joe or Joseph?
> Your name currently appears in several java source files in the @author tag.
> The ASF now deprecates the use of indivual @author tags, because they
> are impossible to maintain accurately and the ASF is about community
> rather than individuals.
> So we would like to remove the tags from the main source files and put
> them in the website instead.
> Would that be OK with you?
> Were you involved with BSF 3.x (JSR-223) as well as BSF 2.x?
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