[PATCH] Documentation: Rename Samba's DCO to Samba Contributor Representation
jra at samba.org
Thu Oct 15 18:10:51 UTC 2020
On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 11:05:10AM -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 10:49:26AM -0700, Bradley M. Kuhn via samba-technical wrote:
> > Samba Developers,
> > As you know, it's rare that Conservancy offers specific patches upstream to
> > our projects, but I've submitted a merge request here:
> > https://gitlab.com/samba-team/samba/-/merge_requests/1609
> > and I've also attached the patch here.
> > As many of you may know, Jeremy Allison originally requested that the
> > Samba's Contributor Representation be named DCO as a tribute to Linux and
> > its DCO.
> > But, for a variety of reasons, I (with this patch) recommend to change the
> > name. Also included is some cleanup work regarding the copyright and
> > license on the DCO text itself.
> Sorry Bradley,
> I guess I screwed up in calling our Samba contributor
> agreement a "DCO" as that's what Linux uses, but ours
> is different from theirs.
> In my defense I just thought that's what such things
> were supposed to be called.
> Plus I didn't notice the original text was copyrighted
> and under a CC-By-SA license, so we should certainly
> fix that.
> Sorry :-(.
> RB+ from me.
Should we also change the text here:
for consistency reasons ?
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