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When submitter sets Reply-To to bug-foo

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: When submitter sets Reply-To to bug-foo
Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2015 22:53:42 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

I can't think of a way to handle this nicely but I thought I would
communicate it anyway.  It hasn't happened often.  But when a
submitter sets Reply-To back to the bug reporting address then the bug
is owned by the list and an automated response is generated back to
the list.  See for example:

The submitter set "Reply-To: address@hidden" on the initial bug
report.  That caused the bug "Reported by" to be set to the bug
submission address.  Which caused the "Thank you for filing a new bug
report with" to be sent to the bug reporting
address, fortunately with the Bug#19484 subject so it wouldn't create
an endless loop of bug ticket.  I discarded the auto acknowledgement
as useless to the list.

It is unusual to have users be this savvy and set reply-to back to the
list in that way.  But once done it does seem to confuse the BTS.
Perhaps for the purpose of the Reported-By it should ignore the
address if it matches the mailing list name?


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