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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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