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

Rene Herman rene.herman at gmail.com
Sat May 19 03:38:07 CEST 2007

On 05/12/2007 07:01 PM, Rene Herman wrote:

> On 05/11/2007 11:12 PM, Rene Herman wrote:
>> I seem unlikely to convince him but I believe it's upto specific 
>> subsystems whether or not they'll take patches removing the email 
>> adresses from the tag, ie, in the case of ALSA upto you and Jaroslav.
> For what it's worth, Linus merged the patch removing the advice to 
> include an email address in the MODULE_AUTHOR comment:
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=108f39a1b3b1e4b28ca8cc156f06171445499d21 
> He was aware of Alan's objection. Removing existing ones is ofcourse not 
> quite the same as not introducing new ones though so ofcourse still up 
> to you. I'm still signing off on it...

Takashi, Jaroslav, could you get me an ACK or NAK on this? I'm waiting 
around before submitting more to see if you'll take 'em.


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