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From "David Bau" <david....@bea.com>
Subject Re: [xmlbeans-dev] some source files seem to have @author tag containing copyright notices
Date Mon, 06 Oct 2003 17:15:54 GMT
A mistake; copyright has been transferred to Apache.

I only found one file with an @author tag like that (NestedThrowable), and
I'll be modifying it as you suggest next time I check in.  Sorry!

David
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "robert burrell donkin" <rdonkin@apache.org>
To: <xmlbeans-dev@xml.apache.org>
Cc: <general@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2003 9:40 AM
Subject: [xmlbeans-dev] some source files seem to have @author tag
containing copyright notices


> (cc'ing general to inform the pmc. if this is not the right procedure then
> hopefully someone will post a correction.)
>
> some of the source code (still under weblogic packages) contains some
> strange @author tags. example:
>
> @author Copyright (c) 1997 by WebLogic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
>
> i think that looks a little confusing. if the code has been donated to
> apache then (as i understand it) the copyright is vested with the ASF (and
> indeed, this is stated above). the above line seems just to muddy the
> waters.
>
> maybe this is just a mistake and the line should be:
>
> @author WebLogic, Inc.
>
> (or something like that.)
>
> - robert
>
>
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