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On Google Code I can show my support for an issue by starring it (I prefer not to add a comment saying "me too!"). On GitHub I can follow an issue (receive notifications on updates and comments), but it doesn't seem to be visible and counted the same way stars are on Google Code.

I would like to visibly show my support for a GitHub issue without leaving a comment. Is this possible?

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Not currently, if you are interested, you could follow the Issue by enabling notifications. I am not sure if the owner of the repo can see how many people are following the Issue. – Sairam Feb 11 '12 at 11:58
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Unfortunately not yet according to GitHub. The best I've found is to +1 and then follow (watch) the issue.

Screenshot on how to follow (watch) issues below.


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