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From Curt Arnold <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release of Apache XAP 0.3.0
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2007 03:56:55 GMT

On Feb 12, 2007, at 6:28 PM, James Margaris wrote:

> Do the author tags need to be removed for release? Is it a general
> Apache policy to not include author tags or is it project specific? (I
> quickly checked out log4j and I see lots of author tags there...)

It is not good practice.  In log4j, almost all @author tags belong to  
committers no longer active in the project so they no longer function  
as a "no trespassing" sign.  Sorry to be a bad example.

> Also our NOTICE is copied from Roller, so if it is indeed wrong  
> someone
> may want to inform them as well.
> I see new checkins of the NOTICE file so I assume a new vote will be
> happening shortly.
> James Margaris

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