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From "Kalle Korhonen (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Created: (SHIRO-168) Remove all @Author tags
Date Fri, 21 May 2010 16:47:16 GMT
Remove all @Author tags

                 Key: SHIRO-168
             Project: Shiro
          Issue Type: Task
          Components: Documentation
    Affects Versions: 1.0.0
            Reporter: Kalle Korhonen
            Assignee: Kalle Korhonen
             Fix For: 1.0.1

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 7:49 AM, Alan D. Cabrera <> wrote:
> 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 (
> Up to you guys but I think they should be removed.  Just my 2 cents.

Easier to make sure they don't exist at all than use a common tag.

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