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SubjectRe: [Ksummit-2010-discuss] [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: add U: for URL of todo list, add RCU todo list
On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 09:38 -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> I have to say that I'm not yet convinced that keeping a todo list in a
> place that's not with the actual source code does not give me warm
> fuzzy feelings. Every time we've kept information about the source code
> separate from our source code it's been a failure; it gets out of sync
> fast and it just adds to the maintenance.
> A git commit that both fixes an issue and removed the line from the
> todo file (or moves it to a "done" section, whatever) is the ultimate
> goal obviously... having a U: seems to go in exactly the opposite
> direction.
> otoh having a kernel-doc type (eg structured, parsable) way of
> gathering todo items throughout the tree.... that I can see as useful.

We could add a toplevel "todo/" directory, with each project file in it
and a list of things todo. When the todo is done, that same commit could
remove the todo item.

Just a worthless thought ;-)

-- Steve

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