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