Whether or not approval is required by the author of the pull request.
The author can approve their own pull requests. Their approval counts towards the
The author can approve their own pull requests, but it does not count towards the number of approvals
required. For example, if 3 reviewers must approve a PR then that means 3 reviewers excluding the author.
The author must approve the pull request. Useful if PRs are opened “early and often” to facilitate discussion, despite the work being finished.