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Do you know to mention someone with a @mention when you make a pull request or comment on GitHub?

Last updated by TiagoAraujo on 15 Mar 2017 07:50 pm (about 5 years ago) See History

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Archived Reason: Rule has been combined to https://rules.ssw.com.au/when-you-use-@-mentions-in-a-pbi

When you make a pull request or need to communicate the next actions someone needs to take in a GitHub comment, you should use a @mention.

Read more about @mention: https://help.github.com/articles/basic-writing-and-formatting-syntax/#mentioning-users-and-teams

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Figure: Bad example - Not using a @mention when addressing Duncan or Igor

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Figure: Good example - Using a @mention

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