[OpenStack Foundation] Follow up on Future of CLA and DCO

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Thu Jun 18 18:36:39 UTC 2015

On 2015-06-18 14:22:27 -0400 (-0400), Sean Dague wrote:
> Step 2: Remove the need for the ICLA by individuals not contributing
> under a CLA, because they are contributing on their own behalf (and
> instead accept their contributions under a DCO).
> It's ok that Step 1 happens before Step 2 for implementation reasons,
> but we really want the go Board stamp that Step 2 is approved to happen.
> And that sounded like it needed a formal, roll call vote.

It's also worth pointing out that some among our developer community
already include DCO attestations in their commit messages. Concern
was expressed previously that contributors may be doing this without
awareness of the legal implications, and so our developer guide now
contains an explanation[1] to help alleviate that concern.

[1] http://docs.openstack.org/infra/manual/developers.html#using-signed-off-by

Jeremy Stanley

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