Bug 119485 - ChangeLog: Author name shows up as "John Doe" if preferences field not modified
ChangeLog: Author name shows up as "John Doe" if preferences field not modified
Product: Red Hat Developer Suite
Classification: Retired
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Phil Muldoon
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Reported: 2004-03-30 16:13 EST by Jeremy Handcock
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:04 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-07-16 15:43:52 EDT
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Description Jeremy Handcock 2004-03-30 16:13:08 EST
Description of problem: If you don't modify the Author name field in
the ChangeLog Preferences (ie. I left mine as "handcock" by default),
the author actually shows up as "John Doe" in an
automatically-generated ChangeLog entry.  This may be applicable to
other ChangeLog Preferences as well.

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How reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Clean out your prefernce store
2. Don't change the Author field in the ChangeLog preferences
3. Create a new ChangeLog entry in some source file
Actual results: Author name is shown as "John Doe"

Expected results: The author name should have been saved in the
preference store as "handcock", as it initially appeared in the
ChangeLog Preferences dialog.
Comment 1 Phil Muldoon 2004-07-16 15:43:52 EDT

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