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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] get_maintainer.pl: append reason for cc to the name by default
    On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 02:42:47AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
    > On Fri, 2010-09-10 at 11:33 +0200, florian@mickler.org wrote:
    > > The script get_maintainer.pl is a very useful tool for deploying changes
    > > made to the kernel. Among others it searches not only the MAINTAINERS
    > > file but also the git history for people to send patches to.\
    > []
    > > By appending a a note of the reason for the cc in the name, the reason
    > > becomes clear and the receiving side is relieved from feeling obliged to
    > > check the patch while the sending side has a chance to adapt the
    > > cc'list to their liking.
    >
    > I don't like reading annotated email names myself.
    >
    > As the coverage of file patterns in MAINTAINERS is
    > now pretty good, the --git results are less useful.
    >
    > I'd much rather turn off --git as a default, or change
    > get_maintainers to add git signers only when there's no
    > specifically listed maintainer for a particular file.

    +1

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