[PATCH rtems-docs] eng: Add rules for attribution

Gedare Bloom gedare at rtems.org
Mon Jan 30 17:03:28 UTC 2023

On Mon, Jan 30, 2023 at 8:33 AM Sebastian Huber
<sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de> wrote:
> On 30.01.23 16:11, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> > Ping. I think we have now some patches and process to use
> > "Sponsored-By: ..." in commit messages. I can't find the guidance in
> > the docs.
> These are commits from third-party sources, for example FreeBSD.

OK, thanks. And I think just some of the commits from Karel.

I would revive this to see if we can make a resolution.

In academic publishing it is quite common to have something like
"Acknowledgement of Funding Source" -- This is not ambiguous what it
means to "support" or whatever. However it is in academic publishing
an obligation usually to report funding sources (for ethical

If the resolution is to prohibit acknowledgements of non-technical
contributions (funding), we should document it.


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