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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [BeanUtils] Removing @author tags?
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2013 09:36:36 GMT
FYI: Craig is fine with having his authors tags removed from BeanUtils (and
any other Apache source code)

I'll make the necessary changes this weekend.


2013/3/6 Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>

> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 8:23 AM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 1:01 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Strictly speaking, you do not need his permission AFAIK. IOW, don't
> > bother
> > > sending ME an email to tell me you'll moving my @author to pom.xml ;)
> >
> > Out of interest, are you sure there is no permission needed? I am
> > thinking on another project where the author likes to keep the @author
> > tags.
> >
>
> I know we've had this discussion many times over in the past. IIRC, the
> upshot is that the ASF recommends not using them but that it is up to each
> project to manage itself on the issue.
>
> Gary
>
> >
> > (for the record: i am all for removing them)
> > Cheers
> >
> > > Gary
> > >
> > > Gary
> > >
> > > On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 2:50 AM, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Thanks for your comments. I have create BEANUTILS-431 [1]. Since Craig
> > >> McClanahan doesn't seem to follow the ML I will contact him directly
> to
> > be
> > >> sure he is okay with this change.
> > >>
> > >> Benedikt
> > >>
> > >> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/BEANUTILS-431
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> 2013/3/5 Romain Manni-Bucau <rmannibucau@gmail.com>
> > >>
> > >> > Hi
> > >> >
> > >> > FYI it seems @author is discouraged:
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >>
> >
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/jakarta-jmeter-dev/200402.mbox/%3C4039F65E.7020406@atg.com%3E
> > >> > Le 5 mars 2013 22:46, "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pemberton@gmail.com>
> a
> > >> > écrit :
> > >> >
> > >> > > On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Benedikt Ritter <
> > britter@apache.org>
> > >> > > wrote:
> > >> > > > Hi,
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > > @author tags are no longer used, because authors are documented
> in
> > >> > > pom.xml.
> > >> > > > I don't know the history of BeanUtils so I'm asking if there
are
> > any
> > >> > > > arguments against moving authors from source code files
to
> > pom.xml.
> > >> > > > I will wait for 72 hours before I create a JIRA issue for
this
> > >> change.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > I believe I removed any of my @author tags a couple of years
ago -
> > but
> > >> > > if I missed any, feel free to remove. Craig McClanahan is author
> on
> > >> > > alot of BeanUtils - he hasn't been around in a long time, but
I
> > would
> > >> > > take the following post he wrote regarding pool that he doesn't
> mind
> > >> > > them being removed:
> > >> > >     http://markmail.org/message/7ttwf56tfy4jbexs
> > >> > >
> > >> > > In case you're interested, the lastest discussion I could find
on
> > this
> > >> is
> > >> > > here:
> > >> > >     http://markmail.org/message/ldexerq46xvwxdkh
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Niall
> > >> > >
> > >> > > > Regards,
> > >> > > > Benedikt
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > > --
> > >> > > > http://people.apache.org/~britter/
> > >> > > > http://www.systemoutprintln.de/
> > >> > > > http://twitter.com/BenediktRitter
> > >> > > > http://github.com/britter
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
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> > >>
> > >>
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