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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [BeanUtils] Removing @author tags?
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2013 13:42:28 GMT
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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> >>
> >
> >
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