[alsa-devel] [PATCH] remove email addresses from MODULE_AUTHOR tag

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Fri May 11 17:52:57 CEST 2007

At Fri, 11 May 2007 03:08:28 +0200,
Rene Herman wrote:
> Hi Takashi.
> Following up the recent MODULE_MAINTAINER discussion on LKML:
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/4/4/170
> that concluded with MODULE_MAINTAINER not being a good idea, here's a patch 
> that just deletes the email addresses from the MODULE_AUTHOR tags for ALSA.
> The email address is the problem I was trying to fix; with multiple current 
> and non-current authors and maintainers who might not even be authors the 
> address(es) available from the tag confuse the issue of whom to contact. 
> It's moreover also information that easily outdated.
> A bit more than half of the tags in the kernel don't include an email 
> address already (the core contributors typically don't include any) and I'll 
> submit patches removing more.

Did we get consensus about this removal action?
I've seen only one follow up by Krzysztof.
(I personlly don't mind to remove mail addresses, though.)


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