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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Documentation/patch-tags, one more time
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 10:00:36 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.1.00.0802080959130.2896@woody.linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9525.1202489479@vena.lwn.net>



On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> +
> +These tags are:
> +
> +From: 	   	The original author of the patch.  This tag will ensure
> +		that credit is properly given when somebody other than the
> +		original author submits the patch.

"From:" is not a tag. It's a special marker at the *top* (and _only_ the 
top) of the email, which indicates authorship. It goes along with markers 
like "Date:" and "Subject:", and has nothing to do with the sign-off-like 
tags at the end.

		Linus

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-08 18:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-08 16:51 Jonathan Corbet
2008-02-08 17:07 ` Pekka Enberg
2008-02-08 18:00 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2008-02-08 19:01   ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-08 20:42     ` [PATCH] Documenting patch tags yet " Jonathan Corbet
2008-02-09  0:23       ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-09  8:37         ` Stefan Richter
2008-02-08 20:50   ` [PATCH] Documentation/patch-tags, " Junio C Hamano
2008-02-18  2:58   ` Neil Brown
2008-02-18  3:15     ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-18  3:58       ` Neil Brown

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