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Re: [] Real names in git commit messages

> On Mar 11, 2020, at 19:54, Jonah Graham <jonah@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Marcono1234 <Marcono1234@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Where Marcono1234 has signed ECA but doesn't want email address and real name published in open fashion.

This raises an interesting question. If Marcono1234@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx registers for an Eclipse account with that email and a random name he/she should be able to sign the ECA and the bot approves. That's why we still need committers to check. As a committer, I still think that I do not want anonymous contributors in my projects. That's not a trustworthy base of communication and collaboration in my opinion. I think this will also raises a lot eyebrows for a large adopter/consumer base.

I still think requiring a legal name is a good thing. I'll put the topic on the call agenda for tomorrow. :) 


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