Subject: Re: Do we need doxygen file header?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-28 08:17:17
On Thu, 27 Sep 2018 at 23:45, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Sep 2018 at 22:54, Stefan Seefeld <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On 2018-09-27 04:40 PM, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
> > >> Can you leave the \brief, \author, \data?
> > > \author is or moves to the copyright
> > Unless it's a project created by a single developer, I don't think
> > "author" is meaningful.
> > Many people will touch a file over its lifetime
> > (details of which can be extracted from the git log).
> However, there are source code licensing experts even argue the copyright notice
> as completely pointless to determine creation provenance and claim authorship.
As sort of a proof to that statement, look at :
Copyright 2013 Christian Henning
/// \author Olivier Tournaire \n
/// \date 2011 \n
We can write whatever we want in the file, but for a lawyer its
credibility is close to an estimation :)
-- Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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