Questions tagged [developer-certificate-of-origin]

The Developer Certificate of Origin (DCO) is a mechanism declaring that the contributor has permission to make the contribution. This is applicable, for example, if the contributor is working on behalf of an employer.

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What additional benefits does the DCO provide?

If my project has a lax license (like Expat/MIT), I can enforce "inbound=outbound" by requiring that contributors sign off their commits in order to acknowledge the Developer Certificate of Origin. I'...
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Does the DCO require a cryptographic signature?

The Developer Certificate of Origin mentions a signature: I understand and agree that this project and the contribution are public and that a record of the contribution (including all personal ...