On Tue, Jul 12, 2022 at 7:47 AM Ulrich Mueller <u...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > >>>>> On Tue, 12 Jul 2022, Michał Górny wrote: > > >> 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. > > The snarkiness of Michał's comment left aside, in general "the name that > you would use to present yourself to your colleagues" won't work. It is > one of the examples in : > > | 4. People have, at this point in time, one full name which they go by. > | Not so, even in Western countries, where a woman may choose to retain > | her unmarried name at work (where she is already known by that name), > | and use her husband’s surname on social occasions, and even on legal > | documents such as mortgages and loans.
So what's the problem? That people can have more than one "real name"? Can't they just pick one?