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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Code ownership (was Re: whoweare.html)
Date Wed, 06 Nov 2002 23:32:14 GMT


B. W. Fitzpatrick wrote:

>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.
>

Wow - "extremely disturbing" - that cause for concern. Let's go out and 
nail the poor unfortunate to a cross.  Verify the facts?  Forget it - 
lets get on with a good old fashioned crusifiction.

;-)

Cheers, Steve.





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