[webkit-dev] GitHub Account and Commit Attribution

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Thu Dec 17 11:02:54 PST 2020

> On Dec 17, 2020, at 8:47 AM, Jonathan Bedard via webkit-dev <webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org> wrote:
> Something we’ve just learned about commit attribution and GitHub is that adding an email to your GitHub account may not attribute commits that were pushed to a repository before you added the email. There were a few issues with history as it stands now, and I will be pushing up the final version of history in the next few days.
> What this means for you now is that it is time to set-up your GitHub account if you have not already and add any emails you used to commit to WebKit to your account (GitHub allows multiple emails to be associated with a single account).

Do GitHub’s privacy settings matter? My GitHub account now has darin at apple.com associated with it, but I have "Keep my email addresses private” checked in GitHub settings. Does that matter?

— Darin

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