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Brooklyn UI in Angular/JS Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


An updated version of the JS browser-based client UI for accessing Brooklyn has been developed outwith the ASF and the developers would like to contribute it to the Apache Brooklyn project.

Project info

  • The Apache Brooklyn PMC will be responsible for the code.
  • It will be integrated into the Apache Brooklyn project, into the brooklyn-ui module, ultimately replacing it.
  • Alex Heneveld (Apache Brooklyn committer) will be managing this contribution.

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

Identify the codebase

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23 Jul 2018 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product. Confirmed.
  • Contributed software:
  • MD5 sum for donated software: 56a3a76768339ba25b89b35b20a3047f
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23 Jul 2018 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. Confirmed, grant via email with PDF sent from Ross Gray CEO of Cloudsoft at 17:48 on 20 Jul 2018, acknowledged by Craig Russel ASF Secretary at 02:21 on 21 Jul 2018 (times BST).
23 Jul 2018 Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright. Confirmed, ASF headers are present as required.

Identify name recorded for software grant: Brooklyn UI in Angular/JS

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Cloudsoft Corporation Limited (CCLA on file)
  • Thomas Bouron (ICLA on file)
  • Alex Heneveld (ICLA on file)
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23 Jul 2018 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record. Confirmed, CCLA and ICLAs on file as noted above.
23 Jul 2018 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. Confirmed, a CCLA is on file where required and active committers have been made aware.
23 Jul 2018 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. Confirmed, there is no 3rd-party code included with the source distribution, and 3rd-party code downloaded and use as part of the build complies with ASF license policy (mainly MIT and BSD licenses).
23 Jul 2018 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. Confirmed, third party dependencies reviewed and are compliant.

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

Related VOTEs and references:

  • IP Clearance request:
  • IP Clearance result:
  • Brooklyn PMC acceptance vote:
  • Jira issue for tracking the contribution: