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From James Carman <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [BeanUtils] Removing @author tags?
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2013 02:12:41 GMT
Some would argue that the svn logs are a better indicator of the "authors"
of the code :)

On Sunday, March 3, 2013, Luc Maisonobe wrote:

> Le 03/03/2013 11:43, Benedikt Ritter a écrit :
> > Hi,
>
> Hi Benedikt,
>
> >
> > @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.
>
> In fact, at commons we prefer to avoid @author tags and credit authors
> in the pom file. So what you propose is exactly the policy we apply in
> several components.
>
> Luc
>
> >
> > Regards,
> > Benedikt
> >
> >
>
>
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