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maven-patch-plugin Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


This is a plugin for Maven 2.x that applies patch files to an existing project's source. It currently does this by delegation to an external patch executable.

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache Maven
  • Into which existing project/module: Maven (Plugins)
  • Officer or member managing donation: Brett Porter

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

Identify the codebase

date item
2007-06-08 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

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

72a2359b104c37e364ac5c0b573c1999 (md5sum; OS X 10.4.10, build 8R2232)

date item
2007-07-05 Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to reflect the new ASF license.

Contributed by original authors under the terms of their existing ASF CLA.

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • John Dennis Casey
  • Codehaus
date item
2007-06-08 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2007-06-08 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.
2007-06-08 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.
2007-06-08 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:

  • Contributed to sandbox by lazy consensus - vote will be undertaken for promotion and release.