Contributing to Apache Open Source Projects
Jul 23, 2009, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roberto Galoppini)
"Yesterday I had an skype conversation with Justin and Sander
Striker, an Apache contributor, and I asked them more about Apache
and the Apache Incubator, the entry path into the Apache software
foundation for projects wishing to get under the Apache
"How things are going at the Apache Software Foundation?
"Justin: We currently have over 100 different projects under the
Apache "umbrella" with over 2,000 committers and ~350 members of
the foundation. Each project is independently operated by what we
call a "PMC". We have about 75 different top-level projects, ~30 or
so projects either under Incubation (baby ASF projects), and a
bunch of "labs" which are individual projects started by the
"What if I want to bring my project under the Apache
"Sander: This is what the "Incubator" is about."