How to merge persons?

We advice Mozkito users to merge persons. Multiple tools (e.g. mozkito-versions and mozkito-issues) are both modeling person objects: developers committing changes and users and developers creating, resolving, or commenting on issue reports. Unfortunately, many software repositories use different user databases. Thus, many developers and users being active in both systems (version archive and bug tracker) but may have different usernames, emails, or even names. To identify developers that contribute to the version archive but also are active in the bug tracker, we need to identify user instances that represent likely (or even surely) the same person. The mozkito-persons module and tool provide functionality to merge these persons. Read wiki page …


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