Re: Request for comment -- a better attribution system

From: Anuradha Ratnaweera (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 01:28:01 EST

On Sat, 21 Apr 2001, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:

> Eric S. Raymond writes:
> > This is a proposal for an attribution metadata system in the Linux
> > kernel sources. The goal of the system is to make it easy for
> > people reading any given piece of code to identify the responsible
> > maintainer. The motivation for this proposal is that the present
> > system, a single top-level MAINTAINERS file, doesn't seem to be
> > scaling well.
> It is nice to have a single file for grep. With the proposed
> changes one would sometimes need to grep every file.

What about

grep `find . -name "MAINTAINERS"`


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