On Tue, 2022-07-12 at 05:28 +0500, Anna Vyalkova wrote:
> This patch uses more friendly language towards potential transgender
> and plural contributors.
> 
> No other projects require to use a legal name, e.g. Linux says to use
> your real name[0].
> 
> Government issued documents are really a bad example since in some
> countries it's really hard to get your name changed there.
> 
> [0]: 
> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/submitting-patches.html#sign-your-work-the-developer-s-certificate-of-origin
> 
> Closes: https://bugs.gentoo.org/805575
> Signed-off-by: Anna Vyalkova <cyber+gen...@sysrq.in>
> ---
>  glep-0076.rst | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/glep-0076.rst b/glep-0076.rst
> index 2216483..27db00a 100644
> --- a/glep-0076.rst
> +++ b/glep-0076.rst
> @@ -137,8 +137,8 @@ the Certificate of Origin by adding ::
>      Signed-off-by: Name <e-mail>
>  
>  to the commit message as a separate line.  The sign-off must contain
> -the committer's legal name as a natural person, i.e., the name that
> -would appear in a government issued document.
> +the committer's real name as a natural person, i.e., the name that
> +you would use to present yourself to your colleagues.
> 

This is insensitive to people who don't have any colleagues.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny


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