The Apache Software Foundation provides support for the Apache
community of open-source software projects. The Apache projects are
characterized by a collaborative, consensus based development process,
an open and pragmatic software license, and a desire to create high
quality software that leads the way in its field. We consider
ourselves not simply a group of projects sharing a server, but rather
a community of developers and users.
You are invited to participate in The Apache Software Foundation. Our membership consists of those individuals
who have demonstrated a commitment to collaborative open-source software
development through sustained participation and contributions within the
Foundation's projects. Of course, you can contribute to the foundation in many
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ApacheCon Europe 2007 will be held May 1-4 at the newly-opened
Moevenpick Hotel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
The conference will consist of one day of tutorials (May 1)
and three days of regular conference sessions (May 2-4).
The call for papers is open until Friday, 12 January 2007, Midnight GMT.
Proposals can be submitted at
Just log in and follow the instructions.
At the 2006 Linux New Media Awards, SpamAssassin has won the
Linux-based Anti-spam Solution award, winning 69% of the vote.
Apache Harmony is now a top-level project of the Apache Software Foundation.
On October 25th, the Board of Directors voted to make Apache Harmony a
top-level project, and on October 29th, the Apache Incubator PMC voted to
graduate Harmony from the Apache Incubator, having satisfied the Incubator's
requirements for community governance and IP oversight. Apache Harmony's
new home page is http://harmony.apache.org
Have you ever wondered how to get an idea of all the different
projects under the Apache Software Foundation umbrella? Many
interesting hours can be spent browsing our project websites to find
those interesting gems. But now there is also an alternative.
We are happy to introduce the projects.apache.org website.
This site contains a catalog of Apache projects and the resources they
provide. It is not yet comprehensive, so if you see a project that is
missing, ask them to get themselves