Re: [PATCH] Documentation: add Kernel Driver Statement to the kernel

From: Jonathan Corbet
Date: Fri Oct 06 2017 - 11:03:12 EST

On Fri, 6 Oct 2017 11:10:38 +0200
Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Way back in 2008 we didn't have "robust" in-kernel documentation system,
> so the idea of putting something like the kernel driver statement in the
> kernel tree wasn't even imagined. But now that has changed, so add the
> old document to the kernel source itself to allow for us to properly
> reference it in one canonical place (as the LF wiki keeps moving things
> around.)
> This also will allow people to add their names to it, as I seem to have
> lost the ability to do that by not knowing how to edit things on the
> original document.
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Jon, if this isn't the correct place to put the document, I'd be glad to
> move it elsewhere, I just picked the first place that it seemed to fit
> into.

It seems like the perfect place to me, I went ahead and applied it.