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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] Mark device-mapper as Supported in MAINTAINERS



On Thursday 05 March 2009 23:37:11 Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 10:05:41AM +0530, Nikanth Karthikesan wrote:
> > Mark device-mapper as Supported in MAINTAINERS file.
>
>         Supported:      Someone is actually paid to look after this.
>         Maintained:     Someone actually looks after it.
>
> Both of those apply and I would argue that, given the use of the word
> 'actually' in those definitions, 'Maintained' is better than 'Supported'.
>

I think that 'Supported' is a superset of 'Maintained'.

In general the list looks like specifies the 'status' from maximum support to 
nothing. Supported > Maintained > Odd Fixes > Orphan > Obsolete ?

Thanks
Nikanth


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