The @author tag is used to document the author of Structural Elements .


@author [name] [<email address>]


The @author tag can be used to indicate who has created a Structural Element or has made significant modifications to it. This tag MAY also contain an e-mail address. If an e-mail address is provided it MUST follow the author's name and be contained in chevrons, or angle brackets, and MUST adhere to the syntax defined in section 3.4.1 of RFC 5322 or RFC 2822.

Effects in phpDocumentor

Structural Elements tagged with the @author tag will show an Author header in their description containing the contents of this tag.

If an e-mail address is provided in the tag then the name of the Author will link to the e-mail address instead of displaying it.


 * @author My Name
 * @author My Name <[email protected]>

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