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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 2/3] ACPI: allow longer device IDs

On 27.02.22 11:47, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Feb 2022 at 11:30, Ard Biesheuvel <> wrote:
>> On Sun, 27 Feb 2022 at 11:03, Jason A. Donenfeld <> wrote:
>>> On 2/27/22, Ard Biesheuvel <> wrote:
>>>> On Sat, 26 Feb 2022 at 23:07, Jason A. Donenfeld <> wrote:
>>>>> From: Alexander Graf <>
>>>> Please don't invent patch authors like that. Alex's patch that started
>>>> this discussion was completely different.
>>> Considering the investigative side ("why won't the _CID match?") and
>>> most the commit message were Alex's, and that those things comprise
>>> 95% of what this patch is, and that the code change itself isn't even
>>> part of anything Turing complete, I most certainly did not feel
>>> comfortable stripping Alex's authorship. Instead I added myself as a
>>> co-author at the bottom. When in doubt, err on the side of crediting
>>> others. Alex also took a look at this patch, I am under the impression
>>> of at least, before it went out. Let's minimize the paperwork
>>> policing, okay? I think it'd make for a much more pleasant space here.
> ...
>> Please stop with the ad hominems in response to criticism on factual
>> aspects of your code. Putting someone else's authorship on code they
>> did not write is not cool, and pointing that out is *not* what is
>> making this space unpleasant.
>> And 'paperwork policing' is sadly an important aspect of a high
>> profile open source project such as Linux.
> I typed this before reading your message on IRC, which reads:
> "Alex looked at that patch before i sent it out and did not object to
> me keeping his authorship. I wouldn't have sent it out otherwise."
> and so I stand corrected if this is true. But please, next time,
> please be more clear about these things.

Yes, he did reach out to me on a separate channel and I told him to go
for it :). Sorry if I created some confusion with that.



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