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SubjectRe: [PATCH] radeon_cp: use request_firmware
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Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> writes:
>
>> I don't copy Signed-off-by if I make significant changes as the original
>> author should not be held responsible for any errors. I'll be happy to
>> ask for your S-o-b before submitting a patch based on your work in future.
>
> I think we should never include the original SOB if there was _any_
> change. SOB is not credits, it's a signature. If someone takes my patch
> and changes it, I want my SOB line removed unless I re-sign the modified
> patch.
>
> We may invent some other Based-on-patch-by: etc. tag if really
> necessary, but the signature is a different thing.

Given that this is the 2nd or 3rd instance of someone feeling that their code
has been used without credit, that may be a good idea. I certainly can see the
point, having had a significant effort of mine lightly patched and then given to
FSF without my name on it.

--
Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
"We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from
the machinations of the wicked." - from Slashdot



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