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From: Krzysztof Halasa <>
To: Jan Engelhardt <>
Subject: Re: Few ideas...
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2008 15:13:49 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m3ejaucz1e.fsf@maximus.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0803010018050.24056@fbirervta.pbzchgretzou.qr> (Jan Engelhardt's message of "Sat\, 1 Mar 2008 00\:27\:22 +0100 \(CET\)")

Jan Engelhardt <> writes:

> So what apart from the parsability of a MODULE_MAINTAINER() tag,
> what is different from authors engraving their name into a
> comment at the start of the .c file?

Authors != maintainers.

A script could parse the tags and fill Cc: appropriately.

> A number of .c files (even those that are not just built-in, but can
> also be built as =m) do not have a MODULE_AUTHOR(); and copyright is
> even valid when there is no apparent author name.

Sure, though it's a bit harder to find who is it exactly.
Krzysztof Halasa

      reply	other threads:[~2008-03-01 14:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-29 22:48 Krzysztof Halasa
2008-02-29 23:11 ` Jan Engelhardt
2008-02-29 23:17   ` Krzysztof Halasa
2008-02-29 23:27     ` Jan Engelhardt
2008-03-01 14:13       ` Krzysztof Halasa [this message]

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