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From: Paul Walmsley <>
To: Jiri Kosina <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] [PATCH] HID: remove Paul Walmsley's copyright from places where it shouldn't be
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2012 15:01:07 +0000 (UTC)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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Hello Jiří,

On Tue, 4 Sep 2012, Jiri Kosina wrote:

> Paul Walmsley has implemented dynamic quirk handling back in 2007 through 
> commits:
> 2eb5dc30eb ("USB HID: encapsulate quirk handling into hid-quirks.c")
> 8222fbe67c ("USB HID: clarify static quirk handling as squirks")
> 8cef908235 ("USB HID: add support for dynamically-created quirks")
> 876b9276b9 ("USB HID: add 'quirks' module parameter")
> and as such, his copyright rightly belongs to 
> drivers/hid/usbhid/hid-quirks.c file.
> However when generic HID code has been converted to bus and individual 
> quirks separated out to individual drivers on the bus, the copyright has 
> been blindly transfered into all the tiny drivers, which actually don't 
> contain any of Pauls' copyrighted code.
> Remove the copyright from those sub-drivers.
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <>
> ---
> Paul,
> I am sending this out to you as RFC, and am not willing to apply it 
> without your explicit Ack.

Looks fine to me, thanks.

Acked-by: Paul Walmsley <>

- Paul

      reply	other threads:[~2012-09-04 15:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-09-04 11:31 Jiri Kosina
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