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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] platform: Facilitate the creation of pseduo-platform busses
    Patrick Pannuto <> writes:

    >>> You had indicated that you were going on vacation for a month and I
    >>> had not seen any more follow-up on this issue, so I forged ahead.
    >> Great, I'm glad you forged ahead. There is definitely a broader need
    >> for something like this, and I have no personal attachment to the code.
    >> I have no problems with you continuing the work (in fact, I'd prefer it.
    >> I have lots of other things to catch up on after my vacation.)
    >> In the future though, it's common (and kind) to note the original author
    >> in the changelog when basing a patch on previous work. Something like
    >> "originally written by..." or "based on the work of..." etc.
    > Ok, I can do that; that was the intention of the "original inspiration from"
    > line at the beginning.

    Maybe we need an 'Inspired-by:' tag. :)

    > Is there a more formal way of indicating this in the
    > next version of the patch? Should I add you as a "From:" or an "Author:"?

    I don't know if there is an official way of doing this.

    I typically add something like "based on the idea/code originally
    proposed/written by John Doe" in the changelog, and then add Cc: John
    Doe <...> in the changelog too, but AFAIK, none of this is formalized.


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