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XML Graphics Batik - XML Text Editor Codebase Intellectual Property (IP) Clearance Status


The XML Text Editor Component is a Swing component for viewing and editing XML documents with syntax highlighting. It also has undo/redo functionality.

Contributed code

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: XML Graphics
  • Into which existing project/module: Batik
  • Committer doing all the work around the donation: Cameron McCormack
  • Officer or member managing donation: Jeremias Märki

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

Identify the codebase

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If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and check to be sure that the name is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

MD5 or SHA1 sum for donated software: 23e6385ee569715ba3acb91ee9ab548b (md5sum (GNU coreutils) 5.97)

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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:

Tonny Kohar, Product Manager / Representing Kiyut 
    "Zip file of source files at"

Verify distribution rights

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights: Kiyut

  • Tonny Kohar
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Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.

2007-11-20 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