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From: Krzysztof Halasa <khc@pm.waw.pl>
To: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@computergmbh.de>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Few ideas...
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:17:10 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m3fxvb9wuh.fsf@maximus.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0803010004350.24056@fbirervta.pbzchgretzou.qr> (Jan Engelhardt's message of "Sat\, 1 Mar 2008 00\:11\:28 +0100 \(CET\)")

Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@computergmbh.de> writes:

> d: I think it would not bad if it were included in the resulting
> object file like MODULE_AUTHOR is.

I specifically don't want it in the binary - maintainers change, it's
not a point of contact for end users. It would be for source code ops
only.

> If anything, MODULE_AUTHOR could be removed, because the original
> author(s) are usually listed at the top of the .c file and not
> always the ones to talk to when there is a bug (=> the maintainer
> is).

Perhaps it's there because of copyright.
-- 
Krzysztof Halasa

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-29 23:17 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 [this message]
2008-02-29 23:27     ` Jan Engelhardt
2008-03-01 14:13       ` Krzysztof Halasa

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