[PATCH] parser: Unmangle From: headers that have been mangled for DMARC purposes

Andrew Donnellan ajd at linux.ibm.com
Fri Oct 11 10:01:23 AEDT 2019

On 11/10/19 9:54 am, Jeff King wrote:
> Neat. There was discussion on a similar issue recently in:
>    https://public-inbox.org/git/305577c2-709a-b632-4056-6582771176ac@redhat.com/
> where a possible solution was to get senders to use in-body From
> headers even when sending their own patches.

I think that's a good idea.

> This might provide an alternate solution (or vice versa). I kind of like
> this one better in that it doesn't require the sender to do anything
> differently (but it may be less robust, as it assumes the receiver
> reliably de-mangling).

Yep, it's less robust - but OTOH there's always a long tail of users 
stuck on old versions of git for whatever reason and having some logic 
to detect DMARC munging may thus still be useful.

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra
ajd at linux.ibm.com             IBM Australia Limited

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