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The patch adds a DSC parser/processor to XML Graphics Commons. Commons already contains code to generate PostScript files. The DSC specification describes special comments in PostScript code which are used to structure a PostScript document. More detailed info can be found in the BugZilla issue.

BugZilla issue #41582 containing the patch

Project info

  • Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache XML Graphics
  • Into which existing project/module: XML Graphics Commons
  • Officer or member managing donation: Jeremias Märki (jeremias)

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

Identify the codebase

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n/a If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software product.

MD5 or SHA1 sum for donated software: AF8552A7C0ADC7D15CA53D980D08B81D (MD5).

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2007-02-26 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.
2007-02-09 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: "A PostScript DSC parser/processor for the XML Graphics project (2007-02-09)."

Verify distribution rights

Original author and copyright owner: Jeremias Märki (availid: jeremias)

Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights: Jeremias Märki (availid: jeremias)

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2007-02-09 Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
2007-02-09 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.
2007-02-09 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.
2007-02-09 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