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Apache::Reload Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


Apache::Reload is a Perl module that allows for dynamically re-loading Perl modules into a persistent mod_perl environment without restarting the server

Project info

  • the Apache-Perl PMC will be responsible for the code
  • the code will be imported into the Apache-Perl svn repository
  • Geoffrey Young is managing donation

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

Identify the codebase

date item
2007-02-08 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

SHA1 sum of

SHA1 (Apache-Reload-0.07.tar.gz) = 7f7faf9b349000a01bd309c5b75d5181d56cf5a5

MD5 sum of

MD5 (Apache-Reload-0.07.tar.gz) = 68a57f98e5c140117cceded434df1a0a

date item
....-..-.. 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.
....-..-.. 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: the name of the grant as record in the grants.txt document so that the grant can be easily identified

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • For individuals, use the name as recorded on the committers page
date item
....-..-.. Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
....-..-.. 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.
....-..-.. 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.
....-..-.. 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:

  • The VOTE thread accepting the donation may happen either before or after IP clearance. Adoption by lazy concensus is acceptable but not recommended.