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From: Bhaskar Chowdhury <>
To: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
Subject: Re: PSA: Do not use "Reported-By" without reporter's approval
Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 11:23:31 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190523055331.GA16577@Gentoo> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190522193011.GB21412@chatter.i7.local>

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Make sense Kai!

On 15:30 Wed 22 May , Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
>Hello, all:
>It is common courtesy to include this tagline when submitting patches:
>Reported-By: J. Doe <>
>Please ask the reporter's permission before doing so (even if they'd
>submitted a public bugzilla report or sent a report to the mailing
>list). They need to understand and agree that:
>- their name and email address will become a permanent, non-excisable
>  part of the Linux Kernel git history
>- their name and email address will be stored on multiple public
>  archival copies of the linux kernel mailing list, collected and
>  managed by different legal entities
>With or without GDPR laws, this is something the reporter needs to be
>aware of and they need to be okay with it, as a matter of courtesy.

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2019-05-23  5:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-22 19:30 Konstantin Ryabitsev
2019-05-22 19:45 ` Joe Perches
2019-05-22 19:58   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2019-05-22 20:00     ` Joe Perches
2019-05-24  4:57     ` Theodore Ts'o
2019-05-24 12:54       ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2019-05-24 15:06         ` Joe Perches
2019-05-23  5:53 ` Bhaskar Chowdhury [this message]

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