December 14, 2010

Apache-extras.org Launches

There are announcements from both the Apache Software Foundation and Google on the launch of apache-extras.org, which appears to be a hosting site for Apache-related projects with (possibly) proprietary licenses. "Among the ASF's strengths are its well-established requirements relating to intellectual property management, license use, and community management. Apache-extras.org provides a home for projects that are unable to, or do not wish to, conform to those rules yet still want to signal their relationship to official Apache projects. As projects on the new Google-hosted service will not be managed by The Apache Software Foundation, participants are allowed to use whatever license and project management process they desire."

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