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SubjectRe: About the maintainer of "MOUSE AND MISC DEVICES"
On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 22:55:40 +0200 (CEST)
Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz> wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Sep 2008, Rodolfo Giometti wrote:
>
> > I just wrote to Alessandro in order to have some suggestions about a
> > misc device I wish to propose to this list, but he told me that he wants
> > leave his maintanership.
> > So which is the person should I send my requests about misc devices?
> > He also asked to me to propose to this list a "patch" to remove him
> > from the MAINTANERS file... if so the new entry should be:
> > MOUSE AND MISC DEVICES [GENERAL]
> > L: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> > S: Maintained
>
> I in fact never understood what this maintainers entry meant ... what is
> the device in question here?

I thought mouse was a part of linux-input? Or am I missing something?
Besides that misc thingie is really creepy, makes me feel Ive
missed something.

>
> Anyway, something for Andrew
>
>
>
> From: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
> Subject: [PATCH] remove "Mouse and Misc devices" from MAINTAINERS
>
> remove "Mouse and Misc devices" from MAINTAINERS
>
> Alessandro himself claims that he gives up maintainership, and to be
> frank, I don't have a clue what this entry is about.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
>
> ---
>
> MAINTAINERS | 6 ------
> 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> index 3596d17..3d9635f 100644
> --- a/MAINTAINERS
> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -2818,12 +2818,6 @@ M: ppisa@pikron.com
> L: linux-arm-kernel@lists.arm.linux.org.uk (subscribers-only)
> S: Maintained
>
> -MOUSE AND MISC DEVICES [GENERAL]
> -P: Alessandro Rubini
> -M: rubini@ipvvis.unipv.it
> -L: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> -S: Maintained
> -
> MOXA SMARTIO/INDUSTIO/INTELLIO SERIAL CARD
> P: Jiri Slaby
> M: jirislaby@gmail.com
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