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flightsql-odbc Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


flightsql-odbc is a library to help implement an ODBC driver that supports databases using the Apache Arrow Arrow Flight SQL protocol. It is not a complete ODBC driver on its own.

Project info

  • The Arrow PMC will be responsible for the code
  • It will be integrated into the Apache Arrow project.
  • Officer or member managing donation: David Li/lidavidm (Apache Arrow PMC member)

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

Identify the codebase

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2023-12-14 Trademark and Google Search found no use of name as software product.

Origin: at Git commit ID 156ac3d10703c00308ff707134d65b20dd362281. (Note: this version does not yet have the Apache license header added.)

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2024-01-04 Check and make sure that the papers that transfer rights to the ASF been received. It is only necessary to transfer rights for the package, the core code, and any new code produced by the project.
....-..-.. 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: Software Grant from Dremio Corporation

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Dremio Corporation
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2024-01-05 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2023-12-14 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.
2023-12-14 Check and make sure that for all items included with the distribution that is not under the Apache license, we have the right to combine with Apache-licensed code and redistribute.
2023-12-14 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.

Generally, the result of checking off these items will be a Software Grant, CLA, and Corporate CLA for ASF licensed code, which must have no dependencies upon items whose licenses that are incompatible with the Apache License.

Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project

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