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Date:	Fri, 4 Jul 2008 14:06:41 +0200
From:	Oliver Neukum <oliver@...kum.org>
To:	Bernd Petrovitsch <bernd@...mix.at>
Cc:	"Uwe Kleine-König" <Uwe.Kleine-Koenig@...i.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, David Woodhouse <dwmw2@...radead.org>
Subject: Re: alphabetic ordering of MAINTAINERS

Am Freitag 04 Juli 2008 14:02:49 schrieb Bernd Petrovitsch:
> On Fre, 2008-07-04 at 08:52 +0200, Oliver Neukum wrote:
> > Am Freitag 04 Juli 2008 08:34:55 schrieb Uwe Kleine-König:
> [...]
> > > 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.
> 
> If two (or more) people submit patches to add a maintainer entry, is is
> less likely to conflict.
> And duplicates are more easily detected (without tools).

If you can come up with a rule for naming a driver, yes.

	Regards
		Oliver
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