[PATCH 1/2] views: Don't munge the 'From' field of patches

Stephen Finucane stephen at that.guru
Mon Dec 19 09:40:08 AEDT 2016

On Sat, 2016-11-19 at 19:32 +0000, Stephen Finucane wrote:
> From: Doug Anderson <dianders at chromium.org>
> At the moment patchwork always uses the official submitter name (as
> patchwork understands it) as the "From" for patches that you receive.
> This isn't quite what users expect and has some unfortunate
> consequences.
> The biggest problem is that patchwork saves the "official" name for
> an
> email address the first time it sees an email from them.  If that
> name
> is wrong (or was missing) patchwork will be confused even if future
> emails from this person are fixed.  There are similar problems if a
> user changes his/her name (get married?).
> It seems better to just have each patch report the actual "From" that
> was used to send that patch.  We'll still return the submitter in
> 'X-Patchwork-Submitter' just in case someone wants it.
> Reported-by: Wolfram Sang <wsa at the-dreams.de>
> Signed-off-by: Doug Anderson <dianders at chromium.org>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Finucane <stephen at that.guru>


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