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    SubjectRe: MAINTAINERS: standardize James Bottomley's name
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    On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 14:11 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
    > On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 20:43 +0000, James Bottomley wrote:
    > > On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 13:32 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
    > > > His recent patches and sign-offs have not used "E.J."
    > > >
    > > > This reduces the likelihood that get_maintainers.pl will
    > > > list his address twice.
    > >
    > > It is standard: I like my initials; which, per RFC requires the quotes
    > > because it's a mailing address.
    >
    > Then change the other entry.
    >
    > And if you really like your initials, you should probably change
    > the email address format you're using right now and probably the
    > mechanism you use to send your patches and acks as well.
    >
    > Look at the name I'm replying to: (no quotes)
    > "James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>"
    >
    > Right now, if somebody uses get_maintainers.pl on a patch for a
    > file in drivers/scsi, git will find your signoffs as
    >
    > (no quotes)
    > "James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>"
    >
    > and the scripts/get_maintainers.pl will use MAINTAINERS entry of
    >
    > (with quotes)
    > "James E.J. Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>"
    >
    > You'll be cc'd twice and .mailmap doesn't have enough information
    > to select your preferred email address.

    Assuming people blindly use the scripts, rest assured that my email
    system won't collapse under the weight of the extra cc's.

    James




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