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Improved HttpService Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


The Improved HttpService contribution is flexible implementation of the OSGi HttpService implementation with extended features : Extended API to support servlet filters;Backward compatible with standard HttpService (without Filter support); A bridged implementation (for use inside a Servlet Container); A jetty implementation (embedding the Jetty Servlet Container); Separate dispatcher so that we can have different "transports". This contribution is composed of multiple Maven projects.

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache Felix
  • Into which existing project/module: Apache Felix
  • Officer or member managing donation: Felix Meschberger

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

Identify the codebase

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2009-09-04 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

MD5 sum for donated software: 7636857724ec5610e70d74a9e39b32da (Available at as attachment http-service.tar.gz at FELIX-1456).

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2009-08-31 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.
2009-08-31 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: Improved Felix HTTP Service from Sten Roger Sandvik

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Sten Roger Sandvik
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2009-08-31 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2009-08-31 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.
2009-08-31 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

Related VOTEs:

  • The VOTE thread accepting the donation can be found in the mailng list archives.