"As the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) likes to say,
'Community is more important than code.' Indeed, the role of the
ASF is to provide a framework that facilitates communication and
mutual respect among developers. The creation of code simply takes
place within that framework. It's the 'Apache Way.'
There is a definite attitude and mindset surrounding activities
at the Apache Software Foundation. Although individual projects can
have their own specific rules and guidelines, there are some things
that are part of the Apache Way that are essentially required of
all ASF projects..."