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David Holmes david.holmes at
Tue Jan 12 11:54:29 UTC 2021

On 11/01/2021 7:16 pm, Sebastian Stenzel wrote:
>> On 10. Jan 2021, at 23:20, David Holmes <david.holmes at 
>> <mailto:david.holmes at>> wrote:
>>> I have submitted the signed OCA on behalf of our organization, but 
>>> how does it get mapped to my GitHub username?
>> There's a manual registration step (at Oracle end) that needs to be 
>> done. If you create the PR it will then give you additional instructions.
> Thanks for your answers, Joe and David. With that I managed to create my 
> first PR. The one thing that is still unclear to me: Since I signed the 
> OCA for an organization, it affects not one but many usernames that'll 
> be changing over time. How does Oracle know what users are included?
> Or is it a manual check each time one writes /covered in a PR?

I believe that is the case.


> Btw I attempted to provide additional information with the "/covered" 
> comment to help Oracle find the right OCA, however the bridgekeeper bot 
> didn't seem to like this [1]. Maybe this can be improved?
> [1]: 
> <>

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