Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Start using the 'reviewer' (R) tag

From: Lee Jones
Date: Fri Oct 30 2015 - 12:51:39 EST

On Thu, 29 Oct 2015, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:

> On 28.10.2015 23:38, Lee Jones wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Oct 2015, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> >> They are not maintainers according to your definition of maintainer
> >> that doesn't seem what most people agree with.
> >
> > "most people" so far are 3 people that I assume still want to be
> > Maintainers despite not actually conducting Maintainer duties, but
> > are rather Reviewers. I also have 2 Acks for this patch, so thus far
> > that's 3 that agree and 3 that do not. Unsurprisingly the ones that
> > agree are Maintainers and the ones who are not are (by my definition)
> > Reviewers -- go figure.
> >
> I am not sure on which side you put me finally. :)
> If there is a consensus among some more experienced developers that
> maintainer means branch and patches maintaining, then I won't see any
> problem with the patch nor with switching Samsung PMIC entries to review.
> In that case, that would be:
> Acked-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks Krzysztof, but I'm going to drop this patch.

I can see it causing more issues than it'll solve.

Lee Jones
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