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Re: [Savannah-users] Anonymous commit (empty Author and Committer)

From: Balaco Baco
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users] Anonymous commit (empty Author and Committer)
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:39:42 -0300

> > See 
> >
> 19df14cd3398fbdfde665ac
> >
> >
> > 
> > 
> > I was not even aware that this is possible. Is there anything on 
> > server side that can prevent it?
> > 
> > Would be good if commit were amended and force pushed to fix it.
> > 
> > 
> Is this even a problem? I'm pretty sure Git warns you if you try to
> commit something before and are defined, and if
> someone wants to do so, I don't see why you should try to stop them.
> It wouldn't work, anyway; they would just write some simple name like
> "anonymous" and some nonsense email if they really want to be anonymous.

This commit just removed a line from the README:

"Please look at the GRUB Wiki <> for

Is this change something that may justify that it's-not-me-there action?
I agree that it should not be prevented to avoid some pressure
situations that might be (eventually) present. Bogus random data there
would be harder to track. The empty fields are easy, and if it
guarantees some safety to whoever does it, should be the choice.

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