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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/3] Maintainer Handbook: Maintainer Entry Profile
On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 12:13 PM Jonathan Corbet <> wrote:
> Hi, Dan,
> A month or so ago I wrote...
> > > See Documentation/maintainer/maintainer-entry-profile.rst for more details,
> > > and a follow-on example profile for the libnvdimm subsystem.
> >
> > Thus far, the maintainer guide is focused on how to *be* a maintainer.
> > This document, instead, is more about how to deal with specific
> > maintainers. So I suspect that Documentation/maintainer might be the
> > wrong place for it.
> >
> > Should we maybe place it instead under Documentation/process, or even
> > create a new top-level "book" for this information?
> Unless I missed it, I've not heard back from you on this. I'd like to get
> this stuff pulled in for 5.5 if possible... would you object if I were to
> apply your patches, then tack on a move over to the process guide?

Sorry for the delay.

Yes, the process book is a better location now that this information
is focused on being supplemental guidelines for submitters rather than
a "how to maintain X subsystem" guide.

I do want to respin this without the Coding Style addendum to address
the specific feedback there, but other than that I'm happy to see this
move forward.

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