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Date:	Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:14:15 -0500
From:	Jorge Ramirez-Ortiz <>
To:	Greg KH <>, Felipe Balbi <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]  usb: gadget: USB3 support to the legacy printer driver

On 11/17/2014 07:54 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 06:30:28PM -0600, Felipe Balbi wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 06:19:54PM -0500, Jorge Ramirez-Ortiz wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> This patch adds USB3 support to the legacy gadget printer driver.
>>> Applies cleanly on fc14f9c Linux 3.18-rc5.
>>> Please could it be considered for inclusion?
>> sure, if you send it properly (see Documentation/SubmittingPatches),
>> provide logs of your tests with a recent kernel (v3.18-rc5 would be just
>> awesome) and Cc myself on your resubmission.
>>> diff --git a/drivers/usb/gadget/legacy/printer.c b/drivers/usb/gadget/legacy/printer.c
>>> index 6474081..625d905 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/usb/gadget/legacy/printer.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/usb/gadget/legacy/printer.c
>>> @@ -3,6 +3,7 @@
>>>   *
>>>   * Copyright (C) 2003-2005 David Brownell
>>>   * Copyright (C) 2006 Craig W. Nadler
>>> + * Copyright (C) 2014
>> I don't think the minimal change below constitutes enough to merit the
>> copyright. If your lawyers tell you otherwise, let me know.
>> Greg, what's Linux Foundation's lawyers take on this ?
> I'm not going to speak for the Linux Foundation here (we have no
> in-house lawyers), but I have been advised that you need to modify/add
> at least 1/3 of the file before you can add your copyright notice to a
> file.  That's the rule I go by, and numerous lawyers I have asked about
> this say it is a safe rule to follow.
> Linaro should also be following those rules, last I checked with them,
> so Jorge, you should go back and ask for clarification.

Yes, let's drop the copyright - my fault.

> But then there's the issue that copyright notices in files really don't
> mean anything, but I'm not going to get into that discussion right now :)
> thanks,
> greg k-h

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