RE: Author Credit

Subject: RE: Author Credit
From: "Jonathan West" <jwest -at- mvps -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 15:50:18 +0100

> I'm asking because an engineer on my team wants me to put his
> name down to
> credit him for docs that he's worked on. These are all internal IT
> documents.
> Anyone have any info on this?

Seems to me that if the primary purpose is credit, then its not necessary or
appropriate. If the primary reason can be given as accountability (i.e.
knowing who to contact to get corrections made) then the names can go in,
and honor is satisfied all round. :-)

Jonathan West

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