Re: [dev] [vis][RFC][PATCH 1/2] Replace first '/' of substitute command with \0

From: Eric Pruitt <>
Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 07:24:30 -0700

On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 10:10:21AM +0200, Silvan Jegen wrote:
> I do it to indicate that I agree with the licensing terms of the
> existing code and to make explicit that I want to let you use this
> code (that to my best knowledge is of my own devising, does not
> infringe any patents yaddayaddayadda...). That is what the Linux
> kernel people use this tag for[0].

How does that indicate you agree with the terms? If you aren't GPG
signing the commits, that message adds no additional insurance that you
are actually the author of the commit; anyone can add that line to the
patch if they so desire.

> If you prefer me not to do it, I won't in the future.

I don't even have commit privileges to any of the suckless repositories,
so it's not up to me.

Received on Wed May 06 2015 - 16:24:30 CEST

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