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Date:   Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:28:56 +1000 (AEST)
From:   Finn Thain <fthain@...egraphics.com.au>
To:     Chris Boot <bootc@....tc>
cc:     Chris Boot <bootc@...tc.net>, linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org,
        target-devel@...r.kernel.org, linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org,
        linux1394-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@....org>,
        Chuhong Yuan <hslester96@...il.com>,
        "Martin K . Petersen" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>,
        Nicholas Bellinger <nab@...ux-iscsi.org>,
        Stefan Richter <stefanr@...6.in-berlin.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi: target/sbp: remove firewire SBP target driver

On Sun, 14 Jun 2020, Chris Boot wrote:

> I expect that if someone finds this useful it can stick around (but 
> that's not my call).

Who's call is that? If the patch had said "From: Martin K. Petersen" and 
"This driver is being removed because it has the following defects..." 
that would be some indication of a good-faith willingness to accept users 
as developers in the spirit of the GPL, which is what you seem to be 
alluding to (?).

> I just don't have the time or inclination or hardware to be able to 
> maintain it anymore, so someone else would have to pick it up.
> 

Which is why most drivers get orphaned, right?

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