[alsa-devel] rfc: rewrite commit subject line for subsystem maintainer preference tool
rdunlap at xenotime.net
Wed Nov 17 01:55:56 CET 2010
On Tue, 16 Nov 2010 15:57:55 -0800 Joe Perches wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-11-16 at 15:28 -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On Tue, 16 Nov 2010 23:22:58 +0000 Mark Brown wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:46:09PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:42:36 -0800 Joe Perches wrote:
> > > > > Some subsystem maintainers like upper case, some mixed, some lower.
> > > > > Some aren't consistent. (Staging/staging)
> > > > Case usually doesn't matter to most of us.
> > > Given that we're working in case sensitive languages here it's probably
> > > safe to assume that a reasonable proportion of people will care; being
> > > reasonably consistent with existing practice for the subsystem seems
> > > sensible.
> > Greg takes patches that say STAGING or Staging or staging.
> Greg seems to rewrite patch subjects and is inconsistent
> about case, so he might be doing that by hand.
> > DaveM takes patches that say net: or netdev: or network: or NET:
> DaveM doesn't appear to be choosy about patch subject lines.
> He seems to take any sensible patch and as far as I know he
> doesn't edit the subject lines. He does reject inferior
> patches outright.
> > The sound maintainers take patches that say sound: or alsa: or ALSA:
> The sound maintainers seem to rewrite patch subjects on an
> ad-hoc basis.
OK, I can accept your summary.
However, I can't tell that we are making any progress.
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