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From "Steve Raeburn" <sraeb...@apache.org>
Subject RE: @author tags in Struts code
Date Sat, 10 Jan 2004 00:18:03 GMT
+1 to remove them.

Steve

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Graham [mailto:grahamdavid1980@yahoo.com]
> Sent: January 9, 2004 3:39 PM
> To: Struts Developers List
> Subject: Re: @author tags in Struts code
>
>
>
> --- 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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