[Numpy-discussion] Technicalities of the SVN -> GIT transition

David david@silveregg.co...
Sun Jun 6 20:43:41 CDT 2010


On 06/05/2010 11:43 PM, Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> Fri, 04 Jun 2010 15:28:52 -0700, Matthew Brett wrote:
>>>> I think it should be opt-in.  How would opt-out work?  Would someone
>>>> create new accounts for all the contributors and then give them
>>>> access?
>>>
>>> Just to be clear, this has nothing to do with accounts on github, or
>>> any registered thing. This is *only* about username/email as recognized
>>> by git itself (as recorded in the commit objects).
>>
>> Actually - isn't it better if people do give you their github username /
>> email combo - assuming that's the easiest combo to work with later?
>
> I think the Github user name is not really needed here, as what goes into
> the history is the Git ID: name + email address.

Indeed. IOW, the output of

git config user.name
git config user.email

if you already use git is all that I need,

David


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