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From "B. W. Fitzpatrick" <f...@red-bean.com>
Subject Re: Code ownership (was Re: whoweare.html)
Date Wed, 06 Nov 2002 23:10:40 GMT

Peter Donald <peter@apache.org> writes:
> On Thu, 7 Nov 2002 01:04, B. W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > Peter Donald <peter@apache.org> writes:
> > > On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 22:43, Sander Striker wrote:
> > > > Seriously, we have a SCM to find out who wrote what.  @author tags are
> > > > misleading to say the least.  The entire concept just asks for people
> > > > that are going to see in how many places they can get their name.
> > >
> > > The best I have seen so far is a committer forking a project so he
> > > can add his name as an @author - would have been funny except that
> > > it effectively blocked progress in that project.
> >
> > Are you saying that this actually happened?
> 
> of course. I had to revert vetoed changes from the same
> committer. Kool - huh!

Extremely disturbing.

-Fitz

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