Proposal: Drop author fields from copyright headers

Alan Griffiths alan.griffiths at
Fri Aug 23 14:09:47 UTC 2013

On 23/08/13 04:27, Robert Ancell 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?

Wouldn't the first thing to change be our coding guidelines?

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