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From: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel <at> vger.kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH] We can not allow anonymous contributions to the kernel
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.kernel.commits.head
Date: Wednesday 13th September 2006 14:59:03 UTC (over 11 years ago)
commit af45f32d25cc1e374184675eadc9f740221d8392
tree 54e804d974dbd1d262fe78d14c8d384cfaea9df4
parent 9bb25bf36f0d7b06368432e2324dbbc2e98b5e60
author Greg KH  1158118552 -0700
committer Linus Torvalds  1158157934 -0700

[PATCH] We can not allow anonymous contributions to the kernel

The DCO does not mean anything if we allow anonymous contributors to the
kernel.  As this is an open source project, we need to do everything in the
open.

Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman 
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton 
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds 

 Documentation/SubmittingPatches |    2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
index 2cd7f02..d42ab4c 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
@@ -308,6 +308,8 @@ then you just add a line saying
 
 	Signed-off-by: Random J Developer 
 
+using your real name (sorry, no pseudonyms or anonymous contributions.)
+
 Some people also put extra tags at the end.  They'll just be ignored for
 now, but you can do this to mark internal company procedures or just
 point out some special detail about the sign-off.
 
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