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From Leif Mortenson <leifli...@tanukisoftware.com>
Subject Re: Author Tags
Date Fri, 18 Jun 2004 10:34:55 GMT
Leo,
It sounds like it has been decided so I can go with that.  Do miss 
seeing who is
active where though :-)

Cheers,
Leif

Leo Simons wrote:

> Leif Mortenson wrote:
>
>> What is the policy on this going to be for the Excalibur project?
>
>
> Author tags SHOULD be limited to:
>
> @author <a href="mailto:dev@excalibur.apache.org">Excalibur Development
>    Team</a>
>
> All contributors SHOULD be noted in the file NOTICE.txt, which MUST be 
> included in every distribution (and from which information MAY NOT be 
> removed, according to the Apache License, v2). In addition, 
> contributions from non-committers SHOULD be noted as such in the 
> commit message that accompanies the commit, including contributor name 
> and address.
>
> ---
>
> There are many pros and cons to having author tags. It was decided 
> ASF-wide and laid down by the board in a rather strong recommendation 
> (not: requirement, hence the "SHOULD" and not the "MUST") that the ASF 
> does not want author tags.
>
> Rather than grind more teeth on this, lets incorporate by reference 
> and respect the wish of the ASF in this matter.
>
>
> cheers,
>
>
> - LSD
>
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