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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Id lines and author tags
Date Wed, 29 Sep 2004 14:22:32 GMT
On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 06:51:01 -0700, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> > talking about properties and such... we still have the cvs tags like
> > $Revision: $ and $Id: $ in the source files. is there a svn
> > equivalent that we can / should use?
> 
> I would prefer to delete them all.  With open source, those lines
> make it harder to apply patches and maintain branches, particularly
> when users store their version of the code in their own cvs/subversion
> repo that has a different notion of what the value should be.

agreed

> 
> I would also like to remove all of the author tags at this time
> since they have a tendency to discourage collaboration.  We should
> also have something like a CHANGES or README file that credits
> all of the original Day developers.

agreed too

> 
> ....Roy
> 
>

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