Re: [PATCH 01/12] thinkpad_ec: New driver for ThinkPad embedded controller access

From: Shem Multinymous
Date: Sun Aug 06 2006 - 05:54:25 EST

On 8/6/06, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Sun, 06 Aug 2006 10:26:46 +0300
Shem Multinymous <multinymous@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Signed-off-by: Shem Multinymous <multinymous@xxxxxxxxx>

This rather defeats the purpose of the DCO.

SubmittingPatches declares the purpose of the DCO as "To improve
tracking of who did what, especially with patches that can percolate
to their final resting place in the kernel through several layers of

I indeed certify that:

(a) The contribution was created in whole or in part by me and I
have the right to submit it under the open source license
indicated in the file; or

(b) The contribution is based upon previous work that, to the best
of my knowledge, is covered under an appropriate open source
license and I have the right under that license to submit that
work with modifications, whether created in whole or in part
by me, under the same open source license (unless I am
permitted to submit under a different license), as indicated
in the file; or

(c) The contribution was provided directly to me by some other
person who certified (a), (b) or (c) and I have not modified

(d) I understand and agree that this project and the contribution
are public and that a record of the contribution (including all
personal information I submit with it, including my sign-off) is
maintained indefinitely and may be redistributed consistent with
this project or the open source license(s) involved.

Practically speaking, this contact address is stable and reliable.

What more is needed that may be realistically expected from a kernel
patch submission?

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