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SubjectRe: Request for comment -- a better attribution system
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Eric S. Raymond writes:

> This is a proposal for an attribution metadata system in the Linux
> kernel sources. The goal of the system is to make it easy for
> people reading any given piece of code to identify the responsible
> maintainer. The motivation for this proposal is that the present
> system, a single top-level MAINTAINERS file, doesn't seem to be
> scaling well.

It is nice to have a single file for grep. With the proposed
changes one would sometimes need to grep every file.

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