[libdvdnav-devel] Re: Signing Off (was Re: dvdread: beandog branch with fixes)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.nz
Fri Jan 9 22:20:18 CET 2015

On Fri, 9 Jan 2015 13:36:57 +0000, Andrew Clayton wrote:

> 2) While I'm not sure if it's a hard and fast rule in this
> project, you should probably sign-off your work.

As I understand it, the “Signed-Off-By:” line in kernel patches
indicates that the contributor is agreeing to the Developer’s
Certificate of Origin <http://lwn.net/Articles/139916/>, which
basically means the submittor is authorized to publish the contribution
under the appropriate software licence.

Does this project have a DCO? These are certainly preferable to
Contributor Licence Agreements <http://lwn.net/Articles/592503/>,
which some projects insist on.

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