Removing person names in python-ldap's source files

Michael Ströder michael at
Thu Mar 20 13:28:36 CET 2008

David Leonard wrote:
> Michael Ströder wrote:
>> inspired by a presentation the Subversion guys gave (as Google tech 
>> talk) I'd like to remove all person names from the source code files. 
>> Instead authors/contributors are all listed in README.
>> I already removed *my* name from all the python modules it appeared 
>> in. Now I'd like to ask for the permission, especially by David, to 
>> remove all other person names from the files Modules/*.
> Is the tech talk presentation online?

"How Open Source Projects Survive Poisonous People (And You Can Too)"

Fortunately we didn't have this kind of problems in the past. But I wanted 
to avoid discussions about when a personal name on source or documentation 
is mentioned.

> It sounds like a good idea; please 
> move my name out of source files.: you have my permission.

Ok, done. Also in Doc/.

> The commit 
> info is probably going to be sufficient :)

Yes. And the contributors are and will be listed in README.

Ciao, Michael.

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