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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal: Taking the author elements off the documentation
Date Sun, 13 Jul 2003 15:25:18 GMT
-1.  Lets just remove them from the XSLT for the same reasons they are in
the code.  I want to encourage people to contribute.

I'm also against removing the author tags from the code.  We do not have the
kind of community problems that Avalon and other projects have.  I think
these encourage new contributors.  If we HAD that kind of problem I'd change
my mind.  

The positive effects of author tags are the "see look what I did" factor.
Compare this with the communist approach where "ahh someone else will do it,
doesn't benefit me in any way" --  code suffers from this LESS than

I'd also like to add "translator" tags.


On 7/13/03 7:44 AM, "Tetsuya Kitahata" <tetsuya@apache.org> wrote:

> +1
> How about * Jakarta Poi Documentation Team <poi-dev@jakarta.apache.org>* ??
> The @author tags in the code will be discussed sooner or later...
> Sincerely,
> -- Tetsuya (tetsuya@apache.org)
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> On Sun, 13 Jul 2003 21:24:22 +1000
> (Subject: Proposal: Taking the author elements off the documentation)
> Glen Stampoultzis <gstamp@iinet.net.au> wrote:
>> The author elements in the documentation are inaccurate and seem to
>> encourage people to send direct emails.  I'd like to propose we remove
>> them.  The @author tags in the code are a different matter and I'm NOT
>> proposing we remove those.
>> Regards,
>> Glen Stampoultzis
>> gstamp@iinet.net.au
>> http://members.iinet.net.au/~gstamp/glen/
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