[Openerp-community] users not recognized in github
Hi all, I continue in public a conversation started with Pedro Baeza
about "unknown" commits on github.
I believe that this problem is not directly related to github: since
we all committed --author=email without specifying the name string, we
got commits that have exactly that (email but no name string).
If we take for example Nicola's commit "[MRG] stock_picking_webkit:
let some part of the data be noupdate" in
The difference being the slight detail that git shows "unknown" when
it finds an empty string.
For that reason I thought that manual fixing (with
https://github.com/OCA/maintainers-tools/pull/18) could give a slight
improvement to the history on the command line, at a moment when I
hope rewriting history is not giving trouble to anyone (new branch, no
It is a small improvement: for that reason, I would not impose that to
other maintainers porting branches to github, nor touch
already-migrated ones, nor do that if there are active reviews.