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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Author tags
Date Fri, 21 May 2010 14:49:41 GMT
Usually, Apache projects don't have author tags.  I actually can't recall any project that
does.  There's a number of good reasons for this.  

-  the people who worked on a file can easily be discovered via the SCM system
- after a while others may modify the file and then the list becomes a bit confusing
- removing individual author tags strengthens the code's affinity to the community

A good tag might be

 @author The Apache Shiro Project (shiro-dev@incubator.apache.org)

Up to you guys but I think they should be removed.  Just my 2 cents.


Regards,
Alan


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