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Bug#881903: Please use angles in From: addr-spec

Package: debbugs
Severity: normal

Currently, debbugs sends messages with From: headers in the format
“stapelberg@debian.org (Michael Stapelberg)”.

However, https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2822#section-3.4 (from 2001)

>    Note: Some legacy implementations used the simple form where the
>    addr-spec appears without the angle brackets, but included the name
>    of the recipient in parentheses as a comment following the addr-spec.
>    Since the meaning of the information in a comment is unspecified,
>    implementations SHOULD use the full name-addr form of the mailbox,
>    instead of the legacy form, to specify the display name associated
>    with a mailbox.  Also, because some legacy implementations interpret
>    the comment, comments generally SHOULD NOT be used in address fields
>    to avoid confusing such implementations.

Let us please make debbugs a better citizen by following the RFC’s
recommendation and switching from the legacy form to the recommended form,
i.e. “Michael Stapelberg <stapelberg@debian.org>”.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable-debug'), (500, 'testing-debug'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386, armel, mipsel, arm64

Kernel: Linux 4.13.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/12 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages debbugs depends on:
ii  ed                            1.10-2.1
ii  libio-stringy-perl            2.111-2
ii  libmailtools-perl             2.18-1
pn  libmime-perl                  <none>
ii  perl                          5.26.1-2
ii  ssmtp [mail-transport-agent]  2.64-8+b2

Versions of packages debbugs recommends:
ii  apache2 [httpd]       2.4.29-1
ii  lynx                  2.8.9dev16-1
ii  nginx-extras [httpd]  1.13.6-2

debbugs suggests no packages.

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