Proposal: Drop author fields from copyright headers

Robert Ancell robert.ancell at
Fri Aug 23 05:15:07 UTC 2013

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 3:27 PM, Robert Ancell
<robert.ancell at>wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'd like to propose we drop the author fields from the copyright headers
> in Mir - they're very hard to keep up to date and more accurate information
> can be retrieved using 'bzr annotate'. Chances are they either only list
> the initial author or are copied and pasted from other code [1].
> Most people I've talked to in the team don't have any love for them -
> anyone want to keep them?
> --Robert
> [1]
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