pseudonymous contributions to KDE

Adriaan de Groot groot at
Tue Sep 18 19:09:18 BST 2018

Based on memory, not actual policy:

On Tuesday, 18 September 2018 19:38:35 CEST Jos van den Oever wrote:
> What is the KDE policy on accepting code contributions under pseudonym? I've
> gotten review requests on Rust Qt Binding Generator under a pseudonym. Now
> I wonder if I can accept the contribution. The contributor has, under
> pseudonym, a KDE account.

Grudgingly. We'd much prefer a non-pseudonym.

> Can one sign a Fiduciary License Agreement under pseudonym?

I'm going to say "no" (again, memory, not reading the document closely). 
You're making some kind of legal statement; don't do that with a pseudonym.  
On the other hand, my FLA says "I, Adriaan de Groot" and refers to commits 
done by user adridg, email groot at .. which are essentiually pseudonyms 
for me. So ..
> The FSF allows people to use a pseudonym publicly but requires that the real
> name of the contributor is on file.

That seems workable.

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