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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Remove @author tags from code (HARMONY-6348)
Date Tue, 13 Oct 2009 07:56:35 GMT
On 13/Oct/2009 01:03, sebb wrote:
> The problem with @author tags in code is that they can very quickly
> get out of date.
> After a few years of edits, how much of the original code is left?
> Have the tags been kept up to date? Does it really make sense to have
> recognition in the source code?
> 
> Seems to me it's better to have a "contributors" page, for example as in:
> 
> http://commons.apache.org/email/team-list.html
> 
> Much easier to manage - and better visibility too.

Didn't we just talk about this a few weeks ago?

http://markmail.org/thread/2vx6kp5gacfge2y5



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