pseudonymous or anonymous testing

Greg KH greg at
Sat Dec 4 03:14:14 EST 2021

On Fri, Dec 03, 2021 at 08:06:46PM +0100, Tarif H wrote:
> Hi all,
> I know the official guidelines explicitly state that when submitting patches
> to the kernel the contributions must be signed with a real name and e-mail
> address, the reasons for this seem to be clear to me.
> The guidelines are less explicit when it comes to the tested-by field. Is it
> out of question to test a contribution and report the result using a
> pseudonym, even if it comes with a valid e-mail address?

No, please use real names for tested-by whenever possible as well.

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