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Alibaba JStorm Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


The codebase is a fork of Apache Storm with Clojure code replaced with Java, and several other improvements

Project info

  • The Apache Storm PMC will be responsible for the code
  • This contribution will be placed in a new branch in the Apache Storm repository
  • Officer or member managing donation: P. Taylor Goetz (

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

Identify the codebase

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2015-10-21 The source code can be found at with the following git commit SHA: e935da91a897797dad56e24c4ffa57860ac91878
2015-10-21 If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

Git commit SHA for donated software: (e935da91a897797dad56e24c4ffa57860ac91878).

date item
2015-10-21 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.
2015-10-21 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: cclas.txt: Taobao (China) Software Co., Ltd. - Zhongyan Corp CLA for Zhongyan Feng, Jian Liu, Ye Wang, Ziaojian Fang, Chong Wu, Tong Wang, Jian Feng, Fang Situ, Xiaofan Zhou for Alibaba JStorm

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:

  • Taobao (China) Software Co., Ltd.
  • Zhongyan Feng
  • Jian Liu
  • Ye Wang
  • Ziaojian Fang
  • Chong Wu
  • Tong Wang
  • Jian Feng
  • Fang Situ
  • Xiaofan Zhou
date item
2015-10-21 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2015-10-21 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.
2015-10-21 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.
2015-10-21 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.