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Chemistry cmislib Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


Cmislib is a CMIS client library for Python that can be used to work with CMIS-compliant repositories such as Alfresco, IBM FileNet, Nuxeo and others. CMIS is a proposed specification with backing by major ECM players including those mentioned as well as Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP.

The codebase contributed to Apache is the version 0.2 of cmislib.

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache Chemistry (incubating)
  • Into which existing project/module: cmislib (new module)
  • Officer or member managing donation: Jukka Zitting

Identify the codebase

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2010-02-07 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

MD5 or SHA1 sum for donated software: d90ee2445b4a11923d65e2269c4505373f9914d8 (SHA1).

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2010-02-07 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.
2010-02-07 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: documents/cclas/optaros-inc-cmis-lib.pdf

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Optaros, Inc.
  • Jeff Potts
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2010-02-07 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2010-02-07 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.
2010-02-07 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.
2010-02-07 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