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Pax Logging Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


Pax Logging is an implementation of the OSGi Log Service specification using Log4J as the backend.

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache Felix
  • Into which existing project/module: Apache Felix/new module.
  • Officer or member managing donation: Niclas Hedhman (

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

Identify the codebase

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n/a If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

Codebase "pax-logging-1.1.1.tar.gz" is uploaded to /repos/asf/incubator/donations/felix-pmc/pax-logging/.

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2008-07-28 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.
2008-07-28 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 codebase is developed by individuals, and all individuals contributing more than 20 lines of code now has ICLAs with the ASF: Niclas Hedhman, Stuart McCulloch, Edward Yakop, Makas Lau. Full SVN history of the project is available at

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

Pax Logging has always been licensed with Apache License ver 2.0, giving everyone distribution rights.

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2008-07-28 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2008-06-02 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.
2008-06-02 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.
n/a 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

Has Felix PMC Accepted the donation: YES

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