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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v6 04/23] zinc: ChaCha20 x86_64 implementation
On Sat, Sep 29, 2018 at 10:00:29AM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> Note that this is the author of the *patch* not necessarily the author
> of the code.
>
> Anyone is free to submit patches adding code authored by others as
> long as the author has made it available under a suitable license, and
> this is actually the whole point of the S-o-B: you are stating to the
> next guy that the code included in your patch was made available to
> you under a compatible license.

... and the actual author could be named with Originally-by or
Co-Developed-by:, and even in free text in the commit message.

But the correct SOB chain denoting who handled the patch on its way up,
is important.

--
Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.

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