patchwork: loses Acks if they arrive before the patchmail

Jeremy Kerr jk at
Wed Mar 30 15:12:09 EST 2011

Hi Peter,

> Well, you wouldn't have to keep them indefinitely, and you only
> need to keep emails which have references/in-reply-to pointing to
> an email you haven't seen yet, so that's not very much data.
> If you can't trust patchwork to actually retain all the relevant
> traffic about a patch, I think its utility is significantly
> reduced.

True. I'll have a go at implementing this and see where it gets us.

However, we'll never get 100% retention of patch activity; there's too many 
variations in possible inputs for that :)



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