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Ratis is a java library that implements the RAFT protocol

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache Ratis
  • Into which existing project/module: Apache Ratis
  • Officer or member managing donation: Enis Soztutar (

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

Identify the codebase

date item
date item
2017-02-14 Grant ack'd by Craig L Russell, Secretary, Apache Software Foundation.
2017-01-31 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: Hortonworks Inc

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:
Hortonworks Inc

  • For individuals, use the name as recorded on the committers page
date item
2017-01-31 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2017-01-31 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.
2017-01-31 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.
2017-01-31 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 is up on the dev mailing list for ratis:
    with subject "[VOTE] Accept the software grant for Ratis from Hortonworks Inc"