[Python-Dev] Misc/maintainers.rst

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 09:39:38 CEST 2009

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> One thing I'd like to see in the list are real names of committers,
>> not tracker names.  Of course, people looking for people to assign a bug
>> to should not have to search for the tracker name, so I'd like to make
>> another request (that Brett already made when we switched trackers):
>>   Could we *please* have tracker names that match the committer names?
> I'm opposed. I never type my committer name - I don't even know what it
> is (martin.v.loewis, martin.vonloewis, martin.von.loewis, something
> else?). In the tracker, I have to type my account name, so I need to
> remember. I have been using "loewis" as my account name in the net for
> nearly two decades now, so I have little interest in starting to have
> different account names, now.

Same - my tracker is my normal online account name (ncoghlan), while my
committer name is my full name (nick.coghlan).

Having roundup store an extra field with committer names (and letting
people see both names in the user lists on the tracker) seems like a
better option than asking us to change our account names.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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