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Redback Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


Redback is a security framework which provide mechanism for authentication, authorization and user management. It's used by Apache Archiva and Apache Continuum.

Project info

  • The Archiva PMC is responsible for the code.
  • The code will be imported into as part a of the Archiva project.
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  • Olivier Lamy is the Apache member responsible for managing the donation process.

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

Identify the codebase

date item
2012-04-03 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

The code is available here :

  • core (md5: 1a33794d321429f3c13c1f8e94127e3d )
  • components (md5: 355f82d535f7f159fe8f8d74c4e6b492 )

date item
N/A 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.
2012-04-06 Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.

No grant needed as the product was developed by ASF committers under ASF license at Codehaus.

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

date item
2012-04-03 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2012-04-03 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.
2012-04-03 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.
2012-04-03 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.

All developers have CLAs on record with Apache

Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project

Ip cleadance mail thread

2012-04-06: Sources imported.