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Date:   Wed, 1 Jul 2020 01:13:29 +0000
From:   "Kirsher, Jeffrey T" <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        "Brady, Alan" <alan.brady@...el.com>
CC:     "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "nhorman@...hat.com" <nhorman@...hat.com>,
        "sassmann@...hat.com" <sassmann@...hat.com>,
        "Michael, Alice" <alice.michael@...el.com>,
        "Burra, Phani R" <phani.r.burra@...el.com>,
        "Hay, Joshua A" <joshua.a.hay@...el.com>,
        "Chittim, Madhu" <madhu.chittim@...el.com>,
        "Linga, Pavan Kumar" <pavan.kumar.linga@...el.com>,
        "Skidmore, Donald C" <donald.c.skidmore@...el.com>,
        "Brandeburg, Jesse" <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>,
        "Samudrala, Sridhar" <sridhar.samudrala@...el.com>,
        lkp <lkp@...el.com>
Subject: RE: [net-next v3 15/15] idpf: Introduce idpf driver

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 17:59
> To: Kirsher, Jeffrey T <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
> Cc: davem@...emloft.net; Brady, Alan <alan.brady@...el.com>;
> netdev@...r.kernel.org; nhorman@...hat.com; sassmann@...hat.com;
> Michael, Alice <alice.michael@...el.com>; Burra, Phani R
> <phani.r.burra@...el.com>; Hay, Joshua A <joshua.a.hay@...el.com>;
> Chittim, Madhu <madhu.chittim@...el.com>; Linga, Pavan Kumar
> <pavan.kumar.linga@...el.com>; Skidmore, Donald C
> <donald.c.skidmore@...el.com>; Brandeburg, Jesse
> <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>; Samudrala, Sridhar
> <sridhar.samudrala@...el.com>; lkp <lkp@...el.com>
> Subject: Re: [net-next v3 15/15] idpf: Introduce idpf driver
> 
> On Tue, 30 Jun 2020 23:48:34 +0000 Kirsher, Jeffrey T wrote:
> > > On Thu, 25 Jun 2020 19:07:37 -0700 Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> > > > +MODULE_AUTHOR("Intel Corporation, <linux.nics@...el.com>");
> > >
> > > Corporations do not author things, people do. Please drop this.
> >
> > Your statement makes sense and I know that we have done this
> > historically, like several other drivers (not saying it is right).
> > The thought process was that our drivers are not written by just one
> > or two people, but more like 20+ developers.  So should we list all
> > 20+ people that wrote the drivers, or just choose one person?  Also
> > what happens when that person no longer works at Intel and the email
> > is no longer vaild, should we constantly update the MODULE_AUTHOR() to
> > reflect valid employees working on the driver?  That is the reason we
> > were using "Intel Corporation" and a valid email that will always be
> > good for support questions.
> 
> MODULE_AUTHOR() is not required, most of the "documentation" page for this
> driver is about where to get support, MAINTAINERS exist..  not to mention that
> this is an upstream driver, so posting to netdev is always appropriate.
> 
> I think we should be covered.

Ok, I am fine with that then.

@Brady, Alan - Go ahead and just remove the MODULE_AUTHOR() line.

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