16 year-old issue found in 9 year-old GitHub using 12 year-old Git.
An issue has been found which was formed even before GitHub was established or Git was released. Take a look at it here
“Sounds like my relationship with my dad. “— Xirious on Reddit
A man who had been committing on GitHub continuously for 100 years.
Ciro Santilli, a humble man has been committing on GitHub for over 100 years. Unfortunately, his dedication was not perceived well by others and GitHub decided to hide his contributions. Take a look at his profile here
Learn more about this in the words of Ciro Santilli here.
You can make Linus Torvalds commit on your GitHub repository
In general, you can make a commit on anyone’s behalf and consider it as a claim to fame.
The trick is to change your git
user.email to the same email that is linked to the GitHub account of the person whom you want to make a precious commit.
Try out this command:
git config — global user.email “email@example.com”
Following this, try pushing a commit on GitHub from your terminal and enjoy!
See why Linus Torvalds does not commit on GitHub here
A man who has lost his GitHub contribution graph.
An username extending vertically indefinitely.
Usernames can extend vertically infinitely as well. Take a look at his mysterious profile here
You can make a commit on a date before your birth!
Try out the following command:
git commit --date="Sat Jan 01 10:00 2000 +0100" for making a commit dated 1st January 2000.
Patterns within the GitHub contribution graph
Often, you will find beautiful patterns in contribution graph and it might seem to be the result of a persistent effort. In fact, it can be produced through automation as a consequence of the above fact.
GitHub, Inc. was originally known as Logical Awesome LLC
Check out the present Logical Awesome LLC site here
There are a lot of other interesting facts on GitHub at Repository Hunter.
GitHub is, in fact, a network of mystery.