[vbox-dev] [Patch submission]

Klaus Espenlaub klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Tue Mar 29 16:11:22 UTC 2016

Hi Luca,

On 21.03.2016 16:03, Luca Carotenuto wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I developed a patch for Virtualbox as a master Thesis for University of
> Pisa, and I'd like to ask you to include it.
> I read contributor information page on the website, and I'd like to send
> the patch using the "Developers corner forum", but I need the
> authorization to access it.
> Is there someone able to add me to the "Volunteers" group?

Done. Sorry about the delay.

> Furthermore, the contributor information page states that I should sign
> the Contributor's Agreement (CA)or, alternately, submit the code under
> MIT license.
> Since I want to submit the code under BSD License, (which is very
> similar to MIT license), do I need to sign the CA anyway?

Similar isn't good enough when it comes to licensing. Either you submit 
the code under MIT license or with a signed CA (which means that we get 
the right to relicense the code, which we do to minimize the number of 
licenses we have in the code).

Best regards,

> Best regards,
> Luca Carotenuto

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