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Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Remove all S: entries


On 07/04/2020 17:15, Ian Jackson wrote:
Feature support status is tracked in SUPPORT.md nowadays.

I don't think we track everything the same way. At least...

Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  MAINTAINERS | 60 ------------------------------------------------------------
  1 file changed, 60 deletions(-)

index 8a4c869704..e784169d1b 100644
@@ -69,16 +69,6 @@ Descriptions of section entries:
        L: Mailing list that is relevant to this area
        W: Web-page with status/info
        T: SCM tree type and location.  Type is one of: git, hg, quilt, stgit.
-       S: Status, one of the following:
-          Supported:   Someone is actually paid to look after this.
-          Maintained:  Someone actually looks after it.

... we don't have a way to track code that are maintained but no-one is paid.

IHMO, this is an important to track as a contributor should not expect the same level of support between someone that is paid for it and someone that is not.


Julien Grall



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