[vtk-developers] Migrating Git repository to Gitlab

Brad King brad.king at kitware.com
Tue Mar 17 08:35:58 EDT 2015

On 03/16/2015 05:57 PM, David Gobbi wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 3:27 PM, Sean McBride wrote:
>> Is there a convention for GitLab usernames?  "Human Reviews" talks about
>> 'referencing @username', so it might make it easier on us humans if a
>> common scheme was used.  Should I be "seanmcbride", "seanm", "SeanMcBride",
>> or what?
> I used my github username, and I vote that people can do whatever they
> choose.  If there is to be a convention, the "firstname.lastname" system
> that Brad used is a decent one.

In the GitLab text boxes when one types '@...' the completion logic allows
you to type the person's Real Name and then select from a popup/drop-down
list of matches.  It will then insert the corresponding user name.
Therefore we don't need to require any convention for user names for
that reason.


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