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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: Author Tags
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2003 09:17:25 GMT
> Code responsibility means that even though anyone may leap in and hack 
> on
> a piece, the long term future of a piece of code is the responsibility 
> of
> known people. Effectively code-ownership [bad] is implementation while
> code responsibility [good] is design. Author tags signify code
> responsibility.

I agree.  Anyone who assumes ownership of such code simply needs a 
little reminder of how things work.


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