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I make all of my open source contributions using my real name and email address, and I've been doing so for the past four years. This includes open source work I was getting paid for as well as what I've done on my own free time. It allows me to directly associate my work with my name for purposes of improving my résumé without having to feel the need to "explain" my choice of screen name. I've actually gotten so used to operating under my real name that I feel a bit of regret on hacker news for having used my psuedonym here...

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