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From Roland Weber <http-as...@dubioso.net>
Subject Re: The use of @author tag policy revisited
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2006 15:26:02 GMT
Hi Oleg,

> The issue was discussed before on this list and the outcome was to keep
> @author tags but to require all new contributors who wish to have
> authorship attribution in the source code to have a CLA on file. (1)
> This ensures contributors may not claim copyright based on the fact they
> are mentioned as co-authors of some components in an ASF owned project.
> (2) The hassle of having to go though the trouble of filing a CLA should
> also act as a rather significant discouragement for those folks who may
> otherwise be tempted to ask for an @author entry based on submission of
> a one-liner fix.  
> Folks, does this agreement still hold? Is it time we revisited the
> decision?

Still works for me.


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