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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [1/2many] - FInd the maintainer(s) for a patch - scripts/get_maintainer.pl
On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 08:41:03PM +0200, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> writes:
>
> > The maintainer info should be in the source file itself!
>
> Nope, it should be outside of the (downloadable) tarball, because
> once someone get a tarball you can't update the data in it.
> This is fine WRT source (which is static given a version) but
> doesn't work for fast-changing data.

But the maintainers file is in the tarball today. If someone wants to
take the information from the latest git tree, gather it up into a
single html file, and put it on the web, more power to them. But it
seems that the master source of the data should be the source file.

- Ted
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