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Subject[PATCH] Documentation: fixes to the maintainer-entry-profile template
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From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>

Do some wordsmithing and copy editing on the maintainer-entry-profile
profile (template, guide):
- fix punctuation
- fix some wording
- use "-rc" consistently

Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: linux-doc@vger.kernel.org
---
Documentation/maintainer/maintainer-entry-profile.rst | 12 +++++-----
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

--- linux-next-20200526.orig/Documentation/maintainer/maintainer-entry-profile.rst
+++ linux-next-20200526/Documentation/maintainer/maintainer-entry-profile.rst
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ The Maintainer Entry Profile supplements
(submitting-patches, submitting drivers...) with
subsystem/device-driver-local customs as well as details about the patch
submission life-cycle. A contributor uses this document to level set
-their expectations and avoid common mistakes, maintainers may use these
+their expectations and avoid common mistakes; maintainers may use these
profiles to look across subsystems for opportunities to converge on
common practices.

@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ Example questions to consider:
- Does the subsystem have a patchwork instance? Are patchwork state
changes notified?
- Any bots or CI infrastructure that watches the list, or automated
- testing feedback that the subsystem gates acceptance?
+ testing feedback that the subsystem uses to gate acceptance?
- Git branches that are pulled into -next?
- What branch should contributors submit against?
- Links to any other Maintainer Entry Profiles? For example a
@@ -54,8 +54,8 @@ One of the common misunderstandings of s
sent at any time before the merge window closes and can still be
considered for the next -rc1. The reality is that most patches need to
be settled in soaking in linux-next in advance of the merge window
-opening. Clarify for the submitter the key dates (in terms rc release
-week) that patches might considered for merging and when patches need to
+opening. Clarify for the submitter the key dates (in terms of -rc release
+week) that patches might be considered for merging and when patches need to
wait for the next -rc. At a minimum:

- Last -rc for new feature submissions:
@@ -70,8 +70,8 @@ wait for the next -rc. At a minimum:
- Last -rc to merge features: Deadline for merge decisions
Indicate to contributors the point at which an as yet un-applied patch
set will need to wait for the NEXT+1 merge window. Of course there is no
- obligation to ever except any given patchset, but if the review has not
- concluded by this point the expectation the contributor should wait and
+ obligation to ever accept any given patchset, but if the review has not
+ concluded by this point the expectation is the contributor should wait and
resubmit for the following merge window.

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