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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Documentation/patch-tags V2
    On Tue, 09 Oct 2007 10:59:42 -0600 Jonathan Corbet wrote:

    > Here's a new version of the patch-tags document. I've incorporated
    > comments from Randy Dunlap, Stefan Richter, and Neil Brown, though I
    > have retained, for now, the more verbose process discussion that Neil
    > didn't like.
    >
    > Comments?
    >
    > jon
    >
    > --
    >
    > Document the tags used with kernel patches
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
    >
    > diff --git a/Documentation/patch-tags b/Documentation/patch-tags
    > new file mode 100644
    > index 0000000..d955fa2
    > --- /dev/null
    > +++ b/Documentation/patch-tags
    > @@ -0,0 +1,81 @@
    > +Patches headed for the mainline may contain a variety of tags documenting
    > +who played a hand in (or was at least aware of) its progress. All of these

    s/its/their/

    > +tags have the form:
    > +
    > + Something-done-by: Full name <email@address> [optional random stuff]
    > +
    > +These tags are:
    > +

    [snip]

    > +Tested-by: The patch has been successfully tested (in some
    > + environment) by the person named. This tag informs
    > + maintainers that some testing has been performed and
    > + ensures credit for the testers.

    ?: and provides a means to locate testers for future patches.

    > +
    > +
    > +----
    > +
    > +Reviewer's statement of oversight, v0.02

    [snip]

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    ~Randy
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