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Miklos Vajna  committed 6727524

SubmittingPatches: mention the usage of real name in Signed-off-by: lines

Especially with something that is supposed to hopefully have some legal
value down the line if somebody starts making noises, it really would be
nice to have a real person to associate things with. Suggest this in the
SubmittingPatches document.

Signed-off-by: Miklos Vajna <vmiklos@frugalware.org>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

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 place an in-body "From: " line at the beginning to properly attribute
 the change to its true author (see (2) above).
 
+Also notice that a real name is used in the Signed-off-by: line. Please
+don't hide your real name.
+
 Some people also put extra tags at the end.
 
 "Acked-by:" says that the patch was reviewed by the person who