Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Remove Hans J. Koch entries
From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Jun 20 2013 - 23:09:04 EST
On Fri, 2013-06-21 at 04:50 +0200, Hans J. Koch wrote:
> Does each little driver really need a MAINTAINERS entry?
I think a lot of those driver MAINTAINERS entries are
maybe a little useful when the driver is just written
but are progressively less useful after a few months.
I once wrote a little script to look at whether or not
each listed maintainer had signed-off on a patch to
a listed file block for whatever time frame.
Most had not.
I'd rather people put their names in CREDITS than
MAINTAINERS if they want posterity entries.
> In my opinion, it should only be there if it is clear
> that it's not just a short project work.
I mostly agree with that, but sometimes it's useful
when the implementation is a bit complex and the
original author may still have some memory of the
Anyway, I'm not resubmitting that patch. If you want
to remove yourself from whatever entry, please do.
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