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Dear Boa users,
We are in the process of updating dataset from Github. We are using Github APIs for querying metadata and facing the problem of Github API's rate limit: https://developer.github.com/v3/rate_limit/
To overcome this, we need multiple Github API tokens to query Github concurrently.
If you are using Github, please consider donating a token using this form: http://goo.gl/forms/urYIco2tdG
Note that this token will allow us to access Github public information using GitHub's API as your user, but will not allow us to make any changes to your GitHub account or view your private data.
To create such a token, go to the following URL (while logged in): https://github.com/settings/tokens/new
Next, de-select all checkboxes (this is the default). Then CHECK the one labeled 'public_repo'. Finally, give a description to the token and click 'Generate Token'.
You can see here for a list of your tokens: https://github.com/settings/tokens
If at some point in the future you wish to no longer allow Boa to use your token, you can simply revoke it.
Please do feel free to forward this request to help us out. We appreciate your support in helping Boa's data collection efforts!