raw email addresses and ChangeLog entries?

Brian Ford Brian.Ford@flightsafety.com
Fri Feb 17 21:23:00 GMT 2006

On Fri, 17 Feb 2006, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb 17 09:52, Brian Ford wrote:
> > On Fri, 17 Feb 2006, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Feb 16 10:46, Jerry D. Hedden wrote:
> > >
> > > Would you please don't copy raw email addresses in your replies?
> > > http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR
> > >
> > > > 2006-02-16  Jerry D. Hedden  <jerry at hedden dot us>
> >
> > I've always been confused about the above dichotomy.  Is it ok to obfuscate
> > ChangeLog email addresses?  Otherwise, what's the point of PCYMTNQREAIYR
> > requests in cygwin-patches?
> Dunno if I'm speaking for Chris here, too, but I usually send patches to
> other lists without the date/name/email header, for the simple reason
> that the date will change anyway to the date of checkin.  The name and
> email address is given in the mail header anyway, so why bother?

Sounds good.  I'm all for it if cgf agrees.

> As for quoting Jerry's email address again, I'm sorry that I didn't
> notice that, but I was actually talking about quoting *my* email address
> in the reply.  Just because this very email address is basically
> /dev/null doesn't mean that we shouldn't care, IMHO.

I understood that was your intent, and I wasn't objecting to you quoting
his email per se.  I was just questioning the practice of requiring them
on ChangeLog entries.


Brian Ford
Lead Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
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