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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] Import fw-ohci driver.
On Tue, 05 Dec 2006 00:22:45 -0500, "Kristian Høgsberg" <> wrote:

Your wonderful crossed-o might be ok here (or it would've been if only
your mailer worked -- notice that the name is right in the "On" tag
line above):

> Signed-off-by: Kristian Høgsberg <>
> ---

But it's very much NOT OK here:

> + * fw-ohci.c - Driver for OHCI 1394 boards
> + * Copyright (C) 2003 Kristian Høgsberg <>

And you know why? Because the C code in kernel has no character set.

Even if the holy penguin declares "we use UTF-8 now", it's still not ok,
because people routinely send patches in e-mail.

So, please don't do that. I do not put "Copyright (c) 2006 Петр Зайцев"
in my patches out of courtesy to you. You might not even have fonts
for that. Now I expect the same from you.

-- Pete
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