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SubjectRe: Maintainers master list?
On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> I have proposed that the MAINTAINERS file should be replaced by
> metadata markup in the kernel sources themselves, distributed so that
> it will naturally be kept up to date by the people named in it and
> mechanically gathered into a generated MAINTAINERS at make dep time.

Look, when somebody stops maintaining something, they'll
stop sending patches. When this happens it's only natural
that the information you want to use to generate the
MAINTAINERS file is also out of date.

I fail to see how your idea would solve anything.

regards,

Rik
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