[PATCH] Hwmon for Taco

Josh Boyer jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Jan 9 07:20:48 EST 2008

On Tue, 8 Jan 2008 23:13:14 +0300
Anton Vorontsov <avorontsov at ru.mvista.com> wrote:

[snip mostly valid stuff]

> Yes, it's common sense and politeness to keep Signed-off-by lines
> intact (and the order of these lines), but it's not strict
> requirement. "Based on the patch from ..." is the equivalent of
> this politeness.

You took my statement slightly out of context (or I did a lousy job of
explaining for this case).

Basically, I _know_ that Stefan has S-o-b lines in his tree.  I _know_
he did most of the work, and I _know_ he's fairly agreeable to adding
his S-o-b line to patches he isn't pushing himself.

So I was simply asking if Sean could get Stefan to add his S-o-b as
well.  At the very least a "From:" would be warranted if Sean hasn't
change any code.  Then authorship would still be attributed to Stefan.

Yeah, it might be "politeness" but there's really no reason to be
impolite when all the parties involved are in the same discussion...


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