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SubjectRe: [PATCH] get_maintainer.pl: append reason for cc to the name by default
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 12:30:40PM +0200, Florian Mickler wrote:

> People that get angered by being cc'd a lot as commit_signers can always
> filter their mail for that.
> But I don't think it is the major part of kernel hackers that get angry
> when they are cc'd. Most kernel hackers _love_ getting mail, or not? :)
> At least they should.

Consider what happens if someone does lots of kernel wide changes or
generic code cleanup work like the pattern matching cleanups. As
someone who gets some of this sort of stuff I find it's quite confusing
when I get patches sent to me and I have to figure out what I'm supposed
to do about them.

> I think the --git thing is great, as it really get's patches into the
> kernel vs letting them rot on some mailinglist.

It's a very useful tool - the issue is with people not realising that
it's not infalible and taking the results blindly.


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