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From Archie Cobbs <arc...@dellroad.org>
Subject Re: [project policy] Author credit and attribution
Date Sun, 02 Oct 2005 14:18:19 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> The Apache Board has recommended that projects not employ author tags  
> in their source code.  The main motivation for this recommendation is  
> to remove "territorial ownership" from code.

My vote is to not have @author tags. The SVN log should be the definitive
source of authorship information. Besides, who's the @author when 15
different people have committed changes? They quickly become out of date.
Just my (one) opinion of course.


Archie Cobbs      *        CTO, Awarix        *      http://www.awarix.com

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