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Adobe ADC PMD FDB Squiggly TDF Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


Adobe donates selected popular articles from the Adobe Developer Connection, plus the FlexPMD project, a version of FDB that supports ActionScript Workers, the Tour de Flex app, the Squiggly spell-checker library, the MXMLC specification, a prototype of a code coverage tool and the Mobile Trader demo app.

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache Flex PMC
  • Into which existing project/module: the Apache Flex website for ADC content and the flex-utilities repo for everything else. The FDB code may go in the flex-sdk repo.
  • Officer or member managing donation: Alex Harui

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

Identify the codebase

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MD5 or SHA1 sum for donated software: e5a1faed5decceaecfc5c70dbdb69b5a (Mac MD5 Utility).

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2014-04-17 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.
2014-04-18 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: adobe-flex-2013/adobe-flex-2013.pdf

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Adobe Systems Inc.
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2014-04-17 (N/A: Software Grant) Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2014-04-17 (N/A: Software Grant) 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.
2014-04-18 No third-party code. 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.
2014-04-18 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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