signoff.py: A Mercurial hook to automatically add a “Signed-off-by:” tag line below your commit message

The openATTIC project is currently transitioning to adapting the patch contribution signoff process initially established by the Linux Kernel developers, in which every commit message is “signed” with a special Signed-off-by: tag line, that certifies that the patch contribution meets certain criteria with regards to ownership/copyright and licensing. The git distributed revision control system (DVCS) […]