A Developer Certificate of Origin is a well adopted contribution model in open source projects that protects both the contributors rights of their changes and the project. Could it also be used in projects that have Business Source License given that the contribution will, eventually of course, be transformed into a GPL license?

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I would strongly recommend against using the DCO for anything involving the BSL - the DCO makes references to "open source licence(s)" and the BSL is not an open source license, even if code licensed under the BSL converts to open source down the line.

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