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tom location:"San Francisco, CA" Find all tom users in "San Francisco, CA".
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NOT cat Excludes all results containing cat.

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jquery size:1024..4089 Find jquery repositories between the sizes 1024 and 4089 kB.
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encoding user:heroku Encoding issues across the Heroku organization.
cat is:open Find cat issues that are open.
strange comments:>42 Issues with more than 42 comments.
hard label:bug Hard issues labeled as a bug.
author:mojombo All issues authored by mojombo.
mentions:tpope All issues mentioning tpope.
assignee:rtomayko All issues assigned to rtomayko.
exception created:>2012-12-31 Created since the beginning of 2013.
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fullname:"Linus Torvalds" Find users with the full name "Linus Torvalds".
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chris followers:100..200 Find all chris users with followers between 100 and 200.
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enhancement
siwon opened Aug 10, 2020

Bumps concurrent-ruby from 1.1.6 to 1.1.7. Changelog Sourced from concurrent-ruby's changelog. Release v1.1.7 (6 August 2020) concurrent-ruby: (#879) Consider falsy value on Concurrent::Map#compute_if_absent ...

dependencies
dependabot[bot] opened Aug 10, 2020
master dependabot/bundler/concurrent-ruby-1.1.7

Bumps bootstrap from 4.5.0 to 4.5.2. Commits ca9e279 Bump to v4.5.2 3fdec8b rake update[v4.5.2] See full diff in compare view Dependabot compatibility score Dependabot will resolve any conflicts with ...

dependencies
dependabot[bot] opened Aug 10, 2020
master dependabot/bundler/bootstrap-4.5.2

According to README, flake8 configuration file can be set by the environment value PYTHON_FLAKE8_CONFIG_FILE. However, explicitly setting filename and putting that config file (e.g. .flake8) at repository ...

question
ymd-h opened Aug 10, 2020

Bumps npm-groovy-lint from 6.1.1 to 7.1.0. Changelog Sourced from npm-groovy-lint's changelog. [7.1.0] 2020-08-10 Externalize JavaCaller class into a separate package java-caller and use it [7.0.0] ...

dependencies javascript
dependabot[bot] opened Aug 10, 2020
master dependabot/npm_and_yarn/dependencies/npm-groovy-lint-7.1.0

Bumps actions/checkout from v2.3.1 to v2.3.2. Release notes Sourced from actions/checkout's releases. v2.3.2 Add Third Party License Information to Dist Files Changelog Sourced from actions/checkout's ...

dependencies github_actions
dependabot[bot] opened Aug 10, 2020
master dependabot/github_actions/actions/checkout-v2.3.2

I propose changing the words to the current version which is more compatible with the zh-hans version because it conveys a much more formal intent. - [x] Have you followed the contributing guidelines? ...

KaynenStrife opened Aug 9, 2020
2 comments
github:master KaynenStrife:patch-1

I'm working at getting Scientist utilized within the GitLab project because I think we can use it successfully in a couple of ways. (👋 hello fellow Git* person). One way is the standard usage, and ...

jejacks0n opened Aug 9, 2020
1 comment
github:master jejacks0n:extract-generating-results
sesharaom4 opened Aug 9, 2020
github:master TCSINDIA:1234

I had to import this repository as github.com/mastahyeti/cms instead of github.com/github/cms because of how the module is defined in go.mod. I think this wasn't intended, but the result of a username ...

hslatman opened Aug 8, 2020
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