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Re: [PATCH] pretty: fix buffer over-read with %> and %<




mwnx <mwnx@xxxxxxx> writes:

> On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 10:46:23AM +0900, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> By the way, Documentation/SubmittingPatches has this in "(5) Certify
>> your work" section:
>> 
>>     Also notice that a real name is used in the Signed-off-by: line. Please
>>     don't hide your real name.
>
> (especially since I'm not quite sure what the rationale behind it
> is).

As DCO is something we'd need to present to the court when the next
SCO comes after us, we'd prefer to see that we can refer to, and
contact if necessary, a real person when we need to say "this is not
a stolen code, here is the person who presented it to us and we'll
let him or her explain".

> What are your thoughts on this issue?

Not limited to this, but our stance for things are that previous
mistakes do not justify repeating and spreading the same.