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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] prandom32 changes for v5.10
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On Wed, 2020-10-21 at 14:35 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 2:20 PM Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> > While secure solutions are useful, I really wonder if
> > "George Spelvin" is a real person.
>
> It's not his real name, no, but he's a real person.
>
> I do have his real name from years ago when I needed to confirm his
> identity for sign-offs (I forget what for, I think it was some dcache
> name hashing thing).
>
> So I can confirm he's a real person who just wants to keep private,
> and is competent when it comes to hashing and security.

I hope that real name is in some escrow somewhere and
not just in some long thrown away spinning rust disk.

And because George isn't a real name and contributions
by him have been accepted, the DCO should be updated
to show how pseudonymous contributions can be made.


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