[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v4] checkpatch: add fix and improve warning msg for Non-standard signature

Joe Perches joe at perches.com
Tue Nov 24 07:26:36 UTC 2020

On Tue, 2020-11-24 at 07:54 +0100, Lukas Bulwahn wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 6:33 PM Joe Perches <joe at perches.com> wrote:
> Maybe a patch reduced to the very obvious synonyms helps newcomers or
> people with lousy memory to be reminded that it is called
> "Co-developed-by:" not "Co-authored-by".

I have no issue with proximity matching for nominally invalid uses.
I think the method used wasn't great though.
For trivial spelling defects, levenshtein might work well enough.

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