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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] optionally ignore non-maintainer tags wrote:
    > Using --git to determine who to send a patch to, it is not
    > reasonable to include people that only reported an issue or tested a
    > patch. Thus we restrict the candidates to be the one's listed with
    > Reviewed-By, Signed-Off-By and Acked-By tags.
    > Signed-Off-By:'s because that are people who are responsible for the code
    > in question.
    > Reviewed-By:'s because people responsible for the code in question
    > obviously thought that the review-feedback for this changeset by that
    > person was valuable.
    > The Acked-By: is questionable, but as people listed with this tag
    > tend to be active linux gatekeepers, false positives are tolerable.

    This and " only list maintainers by default" in
    conjunction: Reviewed-by: Stefan Richter <>
    But *don't* record this in the git history because then somebody might
    think I want to be Cc'd on patches.
    Stefan Richter
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