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Surefire Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


Library for running test suites.

Project info

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

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

Identify the codebase

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2005-11-07 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.
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2005-11-07 Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Jason van Zyl
  • Codehaus
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2005-11-07 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2005-11-07 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.
2005-11-07 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.
2005-11-07 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.