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Date:	Fri, 4 Jul 2008 08:57:22 +0200
From:	Uwe Kleine-König <>
To:	Oliver Neukum <>
CC:	"" <>,
	David Woodhouse <>
Subject: Re: alphabetic ordering of MAINTAINERS

Hello Oliver,

Oliver Neukum wrote:
> Am Freitag 04 Juli 2008 08:34:55 schrieb Uwe Kleine-König:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I wanted to add an entry to MAINTAINERS and while doing it I saw that in
> > the corresponding region the alphabetic ordering is broken.  Then I
> > inteded to fix that up for a trivial patch.  Next was to check the rest
> > of the file and there are so much misorderings that it's not sensible to
> > choose the trivial path anymore as there are currently 114 entries out
> > of order[1].
> What good does alphabetic ordering? You'll grep it anyway.
This is fine for me, too.  Then I suggest to remove the section

	Note: For the hard of thinking, this list is meant to remain in alphabetical
	order. If you could add yourselves to it in alphabetical order that would be
	so much easier [Ed]

.  That's why I posted before spending time on writing a clever script.

Best regards

Uwe Kleine-König, Software Engineer
Digi International GmbH Branch Breisach, Küferstrasse 8, 79206 Breisach, Germany
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