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    SubjectRe: When we detect that a 16550 was in fact part of a NatSemi SuperIO chip
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    On Sun, 2005-05-22 at 19:44 +0100, Russell King wrote:
    > On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 08:14:06PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > > On Sun, 2005-05-22 at 09:59 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > > >
    > > > On Sun, 22 May 2005, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > Linus, please do not apply patches from me which have my personal
    > > > > information mangled or removed.
    > > >
    > > > I've asked Russell not to do it, but the fact is, he's worried about legal
    > > > issues, and while I've also tried to resolve those (by having the OSDL
    > > > lawyer try to contact some lawyers in the UK), that hasn't been clarified
    > > > yet.
    > >
    > > there is a potential nasty interaction with the UK moral rights thing
    > > where an author can demand that his authorship claim remains intact...
    > > so if David objects to his authorship being mangled (and partially
    > > removed) he may have a strong legal position to do so.
    >
    > Actually, that only depends on whether you decide that Signed-off-by:
    > reflects authorship.


    author David Woodhouse <dwmw2@org.rmk.(none)> Sat, 21 May 2005 15:52:23 +0100

    that looks far more like an authorship statement and is also munged.


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