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Date:	Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:17:40 -0700
From:	Greg KH <gregkh@...e.de>
To:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Cc:	Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] strip: move driver to staging

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 12:07:43PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 11:48 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 06:24:34PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > Anyway, for moving to staging, TODO file describing what needs to be
> > > fixed before it is brought back was listed as a requirement.
> > 	- A maintainer is needed to take ownership of this driver and
> > 	  they must be willing to maintain and test any future api
> > 	  changes needed.
> 
> There are a lot of files in the tree without assigned maintainers.
> (want a list? ;)
> 
> I think adding a requirement that files have maintainers before
> being added to not-staging is not a good thing.
> 
> It is likely that strip could have be deleted without anyone caring.

Ok, then we can delete it, but I was trying to be nice here and provide
a way for people to "rescue" it with a nice announcement and grace
period.

Geesh, see what I get for being nice...

greg k-h
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