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SubjectRe: Mangling attributions.


Russell King escreveu:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 10:41:58AM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
>>Russell, please don't mangle the attribution in this way. Please include
>>a correct email address for the submitter of the mail, and in any
>>Signed-Off-By: lines. The idea is that we're supposed to be able to work
>>out who submitted stuff, and how to get in touch with them if we want
>>to.
>
> Tough. Shit. I'm not changing this. Sorry.
>
> If you don't agree with my stance on the Data Protection Act, go and find
> someone else to merge patches.

Ouch! In what way do you feel a proper "signed off by" contravenes the
Data Protection Act, the gist of which is that personal information may
be used only with permission and for the purpose for which it was given.
I would have thought that signing off the patch meets both those
criteria. Why do you think it doesn't?

Regards,
Chris R.
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