Changing person/author names
stephen.finucane at intel.com
Wed Mar 23 01:39:42 AEDT 2016
On 22 Mar 08:37, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > > Patches applied using pwclient will always use the first name that has
> > > been seen for a particular email address. While this is usually fine, It
> > > actually causes issues for people changing name without changing email
> > > addresses or people changing the capitalization of their name (less
> > > important though).
> > ... and for folks that change names (I've had a few requests for that).
> What most happened to me: Somebody initially writes mail without a real
> name set up: "<mail>" This gets later changed to "<name> <mail>" but
> patchwork still uses the first one forcing me to fix this manually in my
> > Yes, I think this is worthwhile.
> Thus, definately +1 on this one.
Yeah, there was a question on this here on the ML just last week .
The solution proposed - create a patchwork account - does seem like
This should be a simple change in 'parsemail'. However, I've done some
rework of this file as part of the Cover Letter feature  and would
like to get that in first. OK to hold on this change for a week or two
while we get cover letter support in?
PS: This is in the issue tracker now to make sure it's done 
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