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Description

The dtest project is a suite of distributed tests for Apache Cassandra written in python

Project info

  • The Apache Cassandra PMC will be responsible for the code
  • This contribution will be placed in a stand-alone module under the name cassandra-dtest
  • Officer or member managing donation: Jake Ferrell

Completed tasks are shown by the completion date (YYYY-MM-dd).

Identify the codebase

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2017-01-04 https://github.com/riptano/cassandra-dtest f1968217dfb4b7b9994ad7c5c7a0eef57c323c04

MD5 or SHA1 sum for donated software: (Note versioned software used to calculate sum in parentheses).

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....-..-.. Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.

Identify name recorded for software grant: the name of the grant as recorded in the foundation/officers area, in either grants.txt or cclas.txt, so that the grant can be easily identified. If recorded in the grants.txt document, use the "for" or title. If recorded in the cclas.txt document, use the company name (field 2 without submitter name) and the "form on file" name (field 4, without any people's names).

Verify distribution rights

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....-..-.. Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
....-..-.. Remind active committers that they are responsible for ensuring that a Corporate CLA is recorded if such is required to authorize their contributions under their individual CLA.
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....-..-.. Check and make sure that all items depended upon by the project is covered by one or more of the following approved licenses: Apache, BSD, Artistic, MIT/X, MIT/W3C, MPL 1.1, or something with essentially the same terms.

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Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project

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