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From David Graham <grahamdavid1...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: @author tags in Struts code
Date Fri, 09 Jan 2004 23:39:23 GMT

--- Paul Sundling <tomcatlist@tkz.net> wrote:
> If the group was interested in removing all author tags and 
> consolidating all the names onto volunteer.html I would be willing to 
> make a tar of patches or whatever format is most convenient. If you're 
> interested, let me know if that would be useful and I'll try to give you
> 
> 24 hour or less tournaround time. I'd probably have to ask for couple 
> questions and then I'd submit it through bugzilla. It's in the realm of 
> busy work, but I'm very detail oriented and pretty good with a CLI. :)
> 

I'm certainly interested and could find the time to apply your patches. 
We use cvs diff -u format for the patch files.  Unless anyone objects to
removing @author tags, go ahead and create a bugzilla enhancement ticket
and attach your patch files to that.

David

> Paul Sundling
> 
> David Graham wrote:
> 
> >--- Paul Sundling <tomcatlist@tkz.net> wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>http://jakarta.apache.org/struts/userGuide/index.html has a list of 
> >>contributors on the side.
> >>http://jakarta.apache.org/struts/userGuide/release-notes.html has a
> much
> >>
> >>smaller list of contributers.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Those are just the people who contributed to that page on the site. 
> The
> >title "Contributors" is misleading.  We should probably remove those
> names
> >if we remove the @autor tags.
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Then of course, there's authors in individual javadocs. I probably 
> >>wouldn't have added my author tag if there wren't already several 
> >>already in the file.
> >>
> >>If you remove the author tags, maybe you could add those to that main 
> >>contributer page. That would take care of people like me who have an 
> >>author tag, but aren't listed. 
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >That's what I was thinking as well.
> >
> >  
> >
> >>At least so far, I probably don't deserve
> >>
> >>a listing with only two very minor patches and one implemented 
> >>suggestion, but it would still be nice. :)
> >>
> >>Hopefully, I'll be able to contribute more meaningfully in the near
> >>future.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Every person that provides a patch that's committed to the Struts code
> or
> >docs deserves to be listed.  Every contribution, no matter how small,
> is
> >greatly appreciated!
> >
> >  
> >
> >>I've attached a list of all author tags in all their 41 permutations 
> >>(other than spaces) in case you wanted to do that and remove the
> author 
> >>tags. There's about 468 author tags instances if you plan on removing
> >>them.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Thanks for the list. It will certainly help identify people missing
> from
> >the contributors page.  Even better would be to create a patch for the
> >volunteers page that adds the missing people :-).
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Paul Sundling
> >>
> >>PS you can share this with the list if you think any of this info is 
> >>helpful.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >In the future you should send comments like this directly to struts-dev
> so
> >more people can comment and volunteer for changes.
> >
> >David
> >
> >  
> >
> >>David Graham wrote:
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>--- Paul Sundling <tomcatlist@tkz.net> wrote:
> >>> 
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>Now you've got me curious. Which specific page you mean, since I've 
> >>>>noticed various pages with different contributor lists?  What sort
> of 
> >>>>criteria are used to figure out if someone deserves a listing?
> >>>>   
> >>>>
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>I'm referring to this one:
> >>>http://jakarta.apache.org/struts/volunteers.html
> >>>
> >>>What are the others you've seen?  If there are duplicates, we should
> >>>probably combine them into one page.
> >>>
> >>>Providing a patch for code or docs qualify someone to be listed on
> the
> >>>site.
> >>>
> >>>David
> >>>      
> >>>
> >---------------------------------
> >* @author Berin Loritsch* @author Giacomo Pati* @author Pierpaolo
> >Fumagalli* @author Stefano Mazzocchi* @author Anthony Kay* @author
> Arron
> >Bates* @author Cedric Dumoulin* @author Craig McClanahan* @author Craig
> R.
> >McClanahan* @author David Geary* @author David Graham* @author David
> >Wintefeldt* @author David Winterfeldt [probably the correct one]*
> @author
> >Dominique Plante* @author Don Brown* @author Don Clasen* @author Eddie
> >Bush* @author Erik Hatcher* @author Florent Carpentier* @author James
> >Mitchell* @author James Turner* @author Jea-noel Ribette* @author Jeff
> >Hutchinson* @author Jimmy Larsson* @author Joe Germuska* @author
> Leonardo
> >Quijano* @author Luis Arias * @author Marius Barduta* @author Martin
> >Cooper* @author Martin F N Cooper* @author Michael Westbay* @author
> Mike
> >Schachter* @author Niall Pemberton * @author Oleg V Alexeev* @author
> Paul
> >Sundling* @author Ralph Schaer* @author Robert Leland* @author Rob
> Leland*
> >@author Scott Carlson* @author Steve Raeburn* @author Ted Husted
> >
> >  
> >
> 
> 
> 
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