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Contributions: the GitLab DCO & CLA

All contributions subject to the DCO or the CLA

All contributions to GitLab are subject to the Developer Certificate of Origin (DCO), or the Corporate or Individual Contributor License Agreement (CLA), depending on where you're contributing and on whose behalf.

Which agreement applies and when?

Learn more about the difference between GitLab CE and GitLab EE, and our commitment to open source stewardship.

Accepting the DCO or the CLA

By contributing to GitLab, you are deemed to have accepted the agreement (DCO, or Corporate or Individual CLA) applicable to your contribution.

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