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Re: bugtracker switch

From: Oliver Fromme <olli@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:11:09 +0200 (CEST)

Alex Hornung wrote:
 > : Oliver Fromme wrote:
 > :  > The existing tracker didn't pick up my name from the "From"
 > :  > line of my postings to the submit newsgroup ...  Is this
 > :  > problem fixed with the new tracker?
 > : 
 > : Sorry for replying to myself ...  I just noticed that it
 > : indeed picks up my name correctly.  So this is certainly
 > : an improvment with redmine.
 > [...]
 > : The cookie +...@ is generated automatically when I post to
 > : a newsgroup.  In sendmail terminologie, the part after "+"
 > : is called "detail" and can be used to specify additional
 > : information for the recipient of the message.  (The "check"
 > : part is fixed and has no meaning to the message filtering
 > : software.  I can replace this string with anything I like.)
 > : 
 > : The problem is that redmine seems to assume that it is part
 > : of the user's identification, so every time I post to the
 > : submit newsgroup it creates a new user identity.
 > : So redmine lists about ten users with my name.
 > I don't quite understand; how do you know how redmine picks up your name?

I just looked up my latest submission (bug #1704) in both
redmine and roundup.  In redmine my name ("Oliver Fromme")
is listed correcty.  In roundup it doesn't appear at all.

 > I've no public email or list or anything set up, only my localhost mailing.
 > The users are imported from roundup, so whatever your username(s) there
 > was/were, are the usernames now.

So maybe the bug is only in the web frontend of roundup.
That is, the name was recognized and stored in the DB,
but the web frontend fails to display it.

And of course there's still the problem that there are
ten users with my name on redmine.  I don't know if this
is the case in roundup, too, because there doesn't seem
to be an easy way to list all users.  Anyway, it would
be very nice if this problem could be fixed for the
future in redmine.

Best regards

PS:  This reply is sent through normal mail, not through
the newsserver, so formatting of the message might be

Oliver Fromme, Bunsenstr. 13, 81735 Muenchen, Germany

``We are all but compressed light'' (Albert Einstein)

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