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SubjectRe: [PATCH] checkpatch: whitelist Originally-by: signature
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On Fri, 2019-11-15 at 09:29 -0700, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:46:27 +0100
> Eugeniu Rosca <erosca@de.adit-jv.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 07:09:17AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2019-11-15 at 16:02 +0100, Eugeniu Rosca wrote:
> > > > Oftentimes [1], the contributor would like to honor or give credits [2]
> > > > to somebody's original ideas in the submission/reviewing process. While
> > > > "Co-developed-by:" and "Suggested-by:" (currently whitelisted) could be
> > > > employed for this purpose, they are not ideal.
> > >
> > > You need to get the use of this accepted into Documentation/process
> > > before adding it to checkpatch
> >
> > If the change [*] makes sense to you, I can submit an update to
> > Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
>
> So there appear to be 89 patches with Originally-by in the entire Git
> history, which isn't a a lot; there are 3x as many Co-developed-by tags,
> which still isn't a huge number. I do wonder if it's worth recognizing
> yet another tag with a subtly different shade of meaning here? My own
> opinion doesn't matter a lot, but I'd like to have a sense that there is
> wider acceptance of this tag before adding it to the docs.

I am also not a proponent of adding this as a new tag/signature.


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