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feather: Do Apache Projects Come With Too Much Overhead?

Nov 21, 2005, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Recently, I spoke with Peter Yared, CEO of ActiveGrid. I asked him why ActiveGrid chose to host their project at SourceForge instead of contributing the code to a foundation like Apache. He replied, 'Because Apache comes with too much overhead.' He's certainly not alone in this sentiment--it's something I have heard from a few people.

"It's true that compared with SourceForge, Apache has a more rigorous management structure. The ASF has formalized processes and procedures that we believe represent best practices governance..."

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