Bugzilla email address obfuscation with git patches

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Sat Mar 20 15:30:22 GMT 2010

'Twas brillig, and Parker Coates at 20/03/10 13:23 did gyre and gimble:
> On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 09:10, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
>> On 20.03.10 12:28:13, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
>>> A Dissabte, 20 de març de 2010, Colin Guthrie va escriure:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Now that git patches will be popping up on bugzilla, it would be pollite
>>>> to obfuscate the addresses.
>>>> See e.g. https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=231254#c2
>>>> While that email address for me is on enough places as to make it easily
>>>> scrape-able, it's not necessarily true for all contributors.
>>>> Could email addresses be obsfucated in either:
>>>>  a) The BUG/CCBUG stuff that injects the commit into a ticket comment.
>>>> or
>>>>  b) Generally in Bugzilla.
>>> What reason is for that given we have all our mail addresses in the accounts
>>> file in kde-common?

Regular contributors perhaps, but for ad-hoc patches from random people
that a git-based workflow encourages, this does not always hold true.

>> Apart from the fact that the comment for the commit also has the email (in
>> a <a>) in bugzilla. Its always been like that.
> Bugzilla only shows the commenter email address to users who are
> logged in. If you log out, you'll see that the <a>s are gone.

Yeah exactly, the commenter addresses are only available when logged in,
but git commits copied to comments will always have the email address
linked and in clear text regardless of logged in status.



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