Authorship Question

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2016
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Description

A short case on who should be considered an author.

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Andy and John are coauthors who want to submit a manuscript to a journal. Andy thinks the journal co-editor, Candice is prejudiced against him, but that the other co-editor, Donna, is not. Andy thinks John should remove Andy's name from the manuscript and submit it to Donna so that only John is associated with the manuscript. If it is accepted, then Andy proposes to add his name back onto the article's byline. Is this an acceptable course of action?