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Apache HTTP Server mod_macro Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


Apache HTTP Server's mod_macro allows the definition and use of macros (configuration templates) within apache runtime configuration files.

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache HTTP Server
  • Into which existing project/module: Apache HTTP Server
  • Officer or member managing donation: Eric Covener

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

Identify the codebase

date item
2013-01-13 Release 1.3.0 of mod_macro:

MD5 sum for donated software: ef2d521b2ff9375d764fcca0f86e7145 (OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May 2012).

SHA1 sum for donated software: a0678e9504b3b681f52bbf2ac93092da401d724c (OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May 2012).

date item
TBD 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.
2013-01-13 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: "Macro module for Apache HTTP server" (r39324 grants.txt)

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Fabien COELHO
date item
2013-01-02 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2012-12-22 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.
2012-12-22 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.
2012-12-22 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.

On 2012-12-23 on the mailing list Fabien COELHO confirmed that the only contributions beyond his own are minor repairs and bug reports from a handful of contributors.

* 6 of 9 "minor repair" contributors acknowledged their contributions as such (including two HTTP committers). * The others were not reachable but were re-confirmed by Fabien as a bug report and a compiler fix (two users)

Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project

Related VOTEs:

  • The vote on the mailing list to accept mod_fcgid into the Apache HTTP Server project passed on 2013-01-14.