[PATCH] Documentation: Rename Samba's DCO to Samba Contributor Representation
rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 15 18:14:07 UTC 2020
On 15/10/2020 19:05, 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:
>> 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.
>> From 2f011583294626e9919db7d8ddc7961a2f177f4a Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: "Bradley M. Kuhn" <bkuhn at sfconservancy.org>
>> Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 07:52:21 -0700
>> Subject: [PATCH] Rename Samba's DCO to Samba Contributor Representation
>> In an effort to reduce perceived confusion about the quite necessary
>> differences between the Samba DCO and the Linux DCO, and as a favor
>> to the Linux community, rename the Samba DCO to the Samba Contributor
>> Additionally, note that the text is copyrighted and add notice for
>> compliance with the text's license, CC-By-SA.
>> Signed-off-by: Bradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn at sfconservancy.org>
>> README.contributing | 13 +++++++++++--
>> 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>> diff --git a/README.contributing b/README.contributing
>> index 2a44e37f9e8..c4a0c7f4bc9 100644
>> --- a/README.contributing
>> +++ b/README.contributing
>> @@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ your employer, simply email a copy of the following text
>> from your corporate email address to contributing at samba.org
>> -Samba Developer's Certificate of Origin. Version 1.0
>> +Samba Contributor Representation, Version 1.0
>> By making a contribution to this project, I certify that:
>> @@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ above, add a line that states:
>> Signed-off-by: Random J Developer <random at developer.example.org>
>> using your real name and the email address you sent the original email
>> -you used to send the Samba Developer's Certificate of Origin to us
>> +you used to send the Samba Contributor Representation to us
>> (sorry, no pseudonyms or anonymous contributions.)
>> That's it ! Such code can then quite happily contain changes that have
>> @@ -113,3 +113,12 @@ Have fun and happy Samba hacking !
>> The Samba Team.
>> +The "Samba Contributor Representation, Version 1.0" is:
>> + (C) 2013 Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc.
>> + (C) 2005 Open Source Development Labs, Inc.
>> +licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License as found
>> +at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode and based on
>> +"Developer's Certificate of Origin 1.1" as found at
>> Bradley M. Kuhn - he/him
>> Policy Fellow & Hacker-in-Residence at Software Freedom Conservancy
>> Become a Conservancy Supporter today: https://sfconservancy.org/supporter
Hang on, what is wrong with calling it a 'DCO' ?
With 'DCO' (Developer's Certificate of Origin), even I (a total thicko)
can understand what it means, I have no idea what 'Contributor
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