EDK II Packages: Add Contributions.txt and License.txt files
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3 = Code Contributions =
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5
6 To make a contribution to a TianoCore project, follow these steps.
7 1. Create a change description in the format specified below to
8 use in the source control commit log.
9 2. Your commit message must include your "Signed-off-by" signature,
10 and "Contributed-under" message.
11 3. Your "Contributed-under" message explicitly states that the
12 contribution is made under the terms of the specified
13 contribution agreement. Your "Contributed-under" message
14 must include the name of contribution agreement and version.
15 For example: Contributed-under: TianoCore Contribution Agreement 1.0
16 The "TianoCore Contribution Agreement" is included below in
17 this document.
18 4. Submit your code to the TianoCore project using the process
19 that the project documents on its web page. If the process is
20 not documented, then submit the code on development email list
21 for the project.
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24 = Change Description / Commit Message =
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26
27 Your change description should use the standard format for a
28 commit message, and must include your "Signed-off-by" signature
29 and the "Contributed-under" message.
30
31 == Sample Change Description / Commit Message =
32
33 === Definitions for sample change description ===
34
35 * "CodeModule" is a short idenfier for the affected code. For
36 example MdePkg, or MdeModulePkg UsbBusDxe.
37 * "Brief-single-line-summary" is a short summary of the change.
38 * The entire first line should be less than ~70 characters.
39 * "Full-commit-message" a verbose multiple line comment describing
40 the change. Each line should be less than ~70 characters.
41 * "Contributed-under" explicitely states that the contribution is
42 made under the terms of the contribtion agreement. This
43 agreement is included below in this document.
44 * "Signed-off-by" is the contributor's signature identifying them
45 by their real/legal name and their email address.
46
47 === Start of sample change description / commit message ===
48 CodeModule: Brief-single-line-summary
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50 Full-commit-message
51
52 Contributed-under: TianoCore Contribution Agreement 1.0
53 Signed-off-by: Contributor Name <contributor@email.server>
54 === End of sample change description / commit message ===
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57 = TianoCore Contribution Agreement 1.0 =
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59
60 INTEL CORPORATION ("INTEL") MAKES AVAILABLE SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTATION,
61 INFORMATION AND/OR OTHER MATERIALS FOR USE IN THE TIANOCORE OPEN SOURCE
62 PROJECT (COLLECTIVELY "CONTENT"). USE OF THE CONTENT IS GOVERNED BY THE
63 TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND INTEL AND/OR THE
64 TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF LICENSE AGREEMENTS OR NOTICES INDICATED OR
65 REFERENCED BELOW. BY USING THE CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE
66 CONTENT IS GOVERNED BY THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
67 OF ANY APPLICABLE LICENSE AGREEMENTS OR NOTICES INDICATED OR REFERENCED
68 BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS
69 AGREEMENT AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ANY APPLICABLE LICENSE
70 AGREEMENTS OR NOTICES INDICATED OR REFERENCED BELOW, THEN YOU MAY NOT
71 USE THE CONTENT.
72
73 Unless otherwise indicated, all Content made available on the TianoCore
74 site is provided to you under the terms and conditions of the BSD
75 License ("BSD"). A copy of the BSD License is available at
76 http://opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php
77 or when applicable, in the associated License.txt file.
78
79 Certain other content may be made available under other licenses as
80 indicated in or with such Content. (For example, in a License.txt file.)
81
82 You accept and agree to the following terms and conditions for Your
83 present and future Contributions submitted to TianoCore site. Except
84 for the license granted to Intel hereunder, You reserve all right,
85 title, and interest in and to Your Contributions.
86
87 == SECTION 1: Definitions ==
88 * "You" or "Contributor" shall mean the copyright owner or legal
89 entity authorized by the copyright owner that is making a
90 Contribution hereunder. All other entities that control, are
91 controlled by, or are under common control with that entity are
92 considered to be a single Contributor. For the purposes of this
93 definition, "control" means (i) the power, direct or indirect, to
94 cause the direction or management of such entity, whether by
95 contract or otherwise, or (ii) ownership of fifty percent (50%)
96 or more of the outstanding shares, or (iii) beneficial ownership
97 of such entity.
98 * "Contribution" shall mean any original work of authorship,
99 including any modifications or additions to an existing work,
100 that is intentionally submitted by You to the TinaoCore site for
101 inclusion in, or documentation of, any of the Content. For the
102 purposes of this definition, "submitted" means any form of
103 electronic, verbal, or written communication sent to the
104 TianoCore site or its representatives, including but not limited
105 to communication on electronic mailing lists, source code
106 control systems, and issue tracking systems that are managed by,
107 or on behalf of, the TianoCore site for the purpose of
108 discussing and improving the Content, but excluding
109 communication that is conspicuously marked or otherwise
110 designated in writing by You as "Not a Contribution."
111
112 == SECTION 2: License for Contributions ==
113 * Contributor hereby agrees that redistribution and use of the
114 Contribution in source and binary forms, with or without
115 modification, are permitted provided that the following
116 conditions are met:
117 ** Redistributions of source code must retain the Contributor's
118 copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
119 disclaimer.
120 ** Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the Contributor's
121 copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
122 disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided
123 with the distribution.
124 * Disclaimer. None of the names of Contributor, Intel, or the names
125 of their respective contributors may be used to endorse or
126 promote products derived from this software without specific
127 prior written permission.
128 * Contributor grants a license (with the right to sublicense) under
129 claims of Contributor's patents that Contributor can license that
130 are infringed by the Contribution (as delivered by Contributor) to
131 make, use, distribute, sell, offer for sale, and import the
132 Contribution and derivative works thereof solely to the minimum
133 extent necessary for licensee to exercise the granted copyright
134 license; this patent license applies solely to those portions of
135 the Contribution that are unmodified. No hardware per se is
136 licensed.
137 * EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN SECTION 3 BELOW, THE
138 CONTRIBUTION IS PROVIDED BY THE CONTRIBUTOR "AS IS" AND ANY
139 EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
140 THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
141 PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
142 CONTRIBUTOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
143 SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT
144 NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES;
145 LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
146 HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN
147 CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR
148 OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THE
149 CONTRIBUTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
150 DAMAGE.
151
152 == SECTION 3: Representations ==
153 * You represent that You are legally entitled to grant the above
154 license. If your employer(s) has rights to intellectual property
155 that You create that includes Your Contributions, You represent
156 that You have received permission to make Contributions on behalf
157 of that employer, that Your employer has waived such rights for
158 Your Contributions.
159 * You represent that each of Your Contributions is Your original
160 creation (see Section 4 for submissions on behalf of others).
161 You represent that Your Contribution submissions include complete
162 details of any third-party license or other restriction
163 (including, but not limited to, related patents and trademarks)
164 of which You are personally aware and which are associated with
165 any part of Your Contributions.
166
167 == SECTION 4: Third Party Contributions ==
168 * Should You wish to submit work that is not Your original creation,
169 You may submit it to TianoCore site separately from any
170 Contribution, identifying the complete details of its source
171 and of any license or other restriction (including, but not
172 limited to, related patents, trademarks, and license agreements)
173 of which You are personally aware, and conspicuously marking the
174 work as "Submitted on behalf of a third-party: [named here]".
175
176 == SECTION 5: Miscellaneous ==
177 * Applicable Laws. Any claims arising under or relating to this
178 Agreement shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of
179 the State of Delaware or federal courts located in Delaware,
180 without regard to principles of conflict of laws.
181 * Language. This Agreement is in the English language only, which
182 language shall be controlling in all respects, and all versions
183 of this Agreement in any other language shall be for accommodation
184 only and shall not be binding. All communications and notices made
185 or given pursuant to this Agreement, and all documentation and
186 support to be provided, unless otherwise noted, shall be in the
187 English language.
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