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Aether Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


Aether is a library for working with artifact repositories. Aether deals with the specification of local repository, remote repository, developer workspaces, artifact transports, and artifact resolution.

Project info

  • Apache Maven PMC will be responsible for the code
  • This contribution will be placed in new components in Apache Maven Git SCM
  • Officer or member managing donation: HervĂ© Boutemy

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

Identify the codebase

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2016-09-16 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product: renamed to Apache Maven Artifact Resolver

MD5 or SHA1 sum for donated software: (Note versioned software used to calculate sum in parentheses).

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2016-04-16 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.
2016-05-07 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: Aether

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • For individuals, use the name as recorded on the committers page
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2016-04-16 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2016-05-16 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.
2016-05-16 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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