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From "Mark Hindess (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Assigned: (HARMONY-6348) Remove @author tags from code
Date Thu, 08 Oct 2009 20:39:31 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-6348?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Mark Hindess reassigned HARMONY-6348:

    Assignee: Mark Hindess

> Remove @author tags from code
> -----------------------------
>                 Key: HARMONY-6348
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-6348
>             Project: Harmony
>          Issue Type: Task
>            Reporter: Jesse Wilson
>            Assignee: Mark Hindess
>            Priority: Minor
> From a 2004 email 
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/jakarta-jmeter-dev/200402.mbox/<4039F65E.7020406@atg.com>
>     "author tags are officially discouraged. these create difficulties in
>      establishing the proper ownership and the protection of our
>      committers. there are other social issues dealing with collaborative
>      development, but the Board is concerned about the legal ramifications
>      around the use of author tags
> I'd like to remove author tags from Harmony code to bring it closer into alignment with
Android, which has no author tags.
> Unless there are objections, I'll prepare a patch...

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