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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [doc] credits updated Was: [general] removing people names from sources
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2008 09:01:59 GMT
I do not see any reason to remove these tags...

2008/4/22, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>:
> Hello
> Let's ask a waiter to serve a soup and flies separately. There were
> two different questions here.
>
> 1. Credits. I created a list on Wiki [1] so any unfairness could be
> easily fixed.
> 2. Author removal. The patch [2] is ready. There was no consensus on
> the list about it. If one who raised the question in a separate thread
> few days ago is a true gentlemen, he would marry her, I mean, would
> facilitate some consensus before applying the patch.
>
> Thanks.
>
> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/People
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5769
>
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 8:13 AM, Alexey Varlamov
> <alexey.v.varlamov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2008/4/22, Gregory Shimansky <gshimansky@apache.org>:
> >
> >
> > > On 21 April 2008 Alexei Fedotov wrote:
> >  > > Hello folks
> >  > >
> >  > > I started asking people how they would feel about removing their names
> >  > > from the source files. One of replies I got was that it would be nice
> >  > > to keep the names in the list of contributors. Any ideas on
> >  > > feasibility of the file, a suitable name (NOTICE?) and any
> >  > > corresponding Apache guidelines?
> >  >
> >  > You can remove my name, I have no objections. I can't speak for others and
I
> >  > don't really care whether author tags are present in the files or not.
> >
> >  This should be easier to take for committers, as their names are
> >  publicly credited on Harmony site anyway. ;)
> >  Seriously, I think many peoples are proud of their work and would
> >  prefer to stay listed in credits someway. Don't those projects which
> >  remove @author from sources, maintain a sort of CREDITS.txt instead?
> >
> >  I personally prefer to keep original author names in sources till a
> >  moment then other contributors to the same file/area feel that it is
> >  appropriate to drop them. Seeing names in a quick glance helps to
> >  build that subtle association between peoples and source code, and
> >  adds another link in community in the end.
> >  So I second Xiao-Feng, such removal should not be mechanical.
> >
> >  Regards,
> >  Alexey
> >
> >  >
> >  > --
> >  > Gregory
> >  >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> With best regards,
> Alexei
>

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