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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/7] MAINTAINERS: Remove L:
On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 07:58:56AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-07-09 at 10:30 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

> > cleanups but have no specific interest in that area of code. I think a
> > heuristic based on filtering the git log based on the proportion of
> > commits that were done by each committer would help with many of these
> > cases.

> git log "-by:" lines are already sorted by number of commits
> before selecting maintainers. It doesn't matter if the
> line is acked-by:, Signed-off-by:, tested-by:, or
> brown-paper-bagged-by:, any "by:" signature is used.

Yup, I'm aware of that.

> I suppose when the number of committers returned by
> the "git log | grep" is low, returning just the
> most frequent committers might be good.

> Any suggestions on better heuristics?

That's pretty much what I was thinking of too - tweaking the values for
the log queries based on the total number of hits so people only turn up
if they did a certain proportion of the commits. It'd take some
experimentation to work out what the values to use should be, I guess.

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