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From: Joe Perches <>
To: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>,
Subject: Re: PSA: Do not use "Reported-By" without reporter's approval
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:45:06 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190522193011.GB21412@chatter.i7.local>

On Wed, 2019-05-22 at 15:30 -0400, 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).

I disagree with this.

If the report is public, and lists like vger are public,
then using a Reported-by: and/or a Link: are simply useful
history and tracking information.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-22 19:45 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 [this message]
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

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