Why GitGitGadget does not use Sender:, was Re: Review process improvements

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Hi Junio,

On Wed, 22 Dec 2021, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > This would require pretending that we're authorized to send mail from the
> > domain name of the commit author, so this unfortunately won't work (and hence
> > the reason why GGG does it this way). E.g. say you have:
> >
> > From: foo@xxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [PATCH] Fix foo
> Would it help to use "Sender:"?

You had suggested that before, and I explained why it does not work in
The gist is: GMail interferes with your cunning plan.

> When GGG or any other automation are trying to send e-mail on behalf of
> the person shown on "From:", I thought that it is the mechanism for them
> to use to identify themselves.


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