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From Michael Schmalle <m...@teotigraphix.com>
Subject Re: whiteboard
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:15:19 GMT
Quoting Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>:

> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 11:55 PM, Jonathan Campos  
> <jonbcampos@gmail.com> wrote:
>> ...I wasn't worried about ownership. I guess that is what header
>> files are for:
>>
>> author: person A
>> contributors: person B, C, and D
>
> If you mean adding that in source file headers, that's frowned upon  
> at Apache.
>
> The problem is that down the line people might contact person A
> directly instead of talking to this list - person A might not want to
> get direct queries, and it's good for everybody to see other's
> questions.
>
> Also, "svn annotate" (or
> http://svnsearch.org/svnsearch/repos/ASF/search?path=incubator%2Fflex%2Ftrunk)
> is a much more precise way of knowing who wrote which code, for the
> rare cases when that's needed.
>
> -Bertrand
>

So basically, your saying there really shouldn't be any traces of  
copyright or author in a source file correct? Just the Apache 2  
license header.

Mike



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