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I have added several GitHub projects to my Careers profile, but 2 of them (1, 2) are not displayed on the public profile. In edit mode, it says:

Waiting for data from GitHub... This project will be hidden from your profile until we have fetched the commit data from GitHub.

I own both of these projects, but I recently transferred them to an GitHub organization I created, so they're no longer under my own account. It's the only thing that's different, all other projects are displayed without any issue.

Is this a known issue?

EDIT: both project were eventually validated; it just took much longer than I expected

Also, I'm unable to add Code Cracker (that I don't own), even though I'm a contributor. If I try to add it by URL, it says:

Sorry, we couldn't fetch that from GitHub: https://github.com/code-cracker/code-cracker/

Is this a bug, or am I not allowed to add a project that I don't own?

EDIT: I managed to add it, by removing the final slash. Looks like a bug...

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I have added several GitHub projects to my Careers profile, but 2 of them (1, 2) are not displayed on the public profile.

Looks like the Waiting for data from GitHub... is over as I can see both of your GitHub repos i.e. XamlAnimatedGif and WpfAnimatedGif have been successfully added to your SO Careers profile. Here is the screenshot:

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The Waiting for data from GitHub... is primarily due to the commit(s) check by the contributor. As per the answer given by Alex Warren on the post titled 'Careers should allow me to add external (authored but not owned) GitHub projects under “other”'. Here is what he says:

And we check as well. When you add a repository to your profile, it won't actually appear on the version employers see until we've verified it. We check to see if you've actually made commits to the repo before others can see it.

Also as per Dean Ward's comment:

Just to clarify; there's no manual verification here - there's a scheduled job that handles verifying GitHub repos :)

The wait issue could also be very well related to hitting some GitHub API throttling (read answer for details). I am sure someone from SO Careers team will update in this regards.

As for the other error:

Sorry, we couldn't fetch that from GitHub: https://github.com/code-cracker/code-cracker/

OP resolved it by removing the final slash in the above URL.

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    Just to clarify; there's no manual verification here - there's a scheduled job that handles verifying GitHub repos :) – Dean Ward Sep 25 '15 at 3:03
  • Thanks Dean. I will update the answer. It was stmt. given in the answer by Alex Warren – HackerKarma Sep 25 '15 at 3:09
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    Thanks; indeed, I didn't wait long enough. But I don't think it's related to throttling, because the other projects where validated immediately. I suspect that for projects that are not under my own account, Careers looks at the commit to check that I am actually a contributor, and that takes time. – Thomas Levesque Sep 25 '15 at 8:47
  • Regarding Code Cracker, that's exactly what I did, and I got the error mentioned in my question – Thomas Levesque Sep 25 '15 at 8:48
  • @ThomasLevesque Thank you. I have updated my answer with your findings. – HackerKarma Sep 25 '15 at 12:17

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