When looking at the details of a transaction (Show Transaction Details), the From: field is always set to 'unknown'. Is it possible to add a 'From' parameter to the API so some meaningful description can be sent with the transaction? A 50 text character would suffice.

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Bip 70 This BIP describes a protocol for communication between a merchant and their customer, enabling both a better customer experience and better security against man-in-the-middle attacks on the payment process.

On of the key features of this proposal is:

PaymentRequests include a user-friendly description of what the payment is for

Will hopefully be released with Bitcoin-Qt 0.9

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