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From Les Hazlewood <lhazlew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Author tags
Date Fri, 21 May 2010 16:55:16 GMT
I just saw Kalle's SHIRO-168 to remove them entirely.  Maybe that's
the easiest to maintain over time - I'll withdraw my issue.

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 9:51 AM, Les Hazlewood <lhazlewood@apache.org> wrote:
> I just created an issue for 1.0.1 here:
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SHIRO-169
>
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Kalle Korhonen
> <kalle.o.korhonen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Agree - I recall I had earlier suggested removing them as well. It's
>> simpler to just remove them all rather than have a "common author"
>> tag.
>>
>> Kalle
>>
>>
>> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 7:49 AM, Alan D. Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com> 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 (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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