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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] append reason for cc to the name by default
    On Mon, 2010-09-13 at 00:16 -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    > It is trivial for a human to look at a git log and see which changes
    > were just global cleanups and which changes were actual maintenance.
    > Apparently get_maintainers doesn't have that ability.

    Do you have a useful, trivial or non-trivial algorithm
    to suggest or is that soft commenting? All I'll say is
    AI can be a surprisingly difficult field.

    > Have seen some files with something like 5 years of changes without a
    > single commit by a maintainer and the only changes happening to it are
    > global cleanup changes.

    Then likely there's no actual maintainer for that file.

    > If get_maintainers would look at MAINTAINERS and validate or invalidate
    > that information by looking at git that would be useful.

    Some entries in MAINTAINERS are outdated.
    Validating MAINTAINERS entries is probably best done once.

    I suggest you try that concept out, see what you get, and
    make public the results.

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