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Re: Move contrib/ to apache-extras.org

From: Rainer Jung <rainer.jung_at_kippdata.de>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 10:22:33 +0100

On 15.12.2010 07:05, Blair Zajac wrote:
> On 12/14/10 8:28 PM, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> I'd like to move everything in our contrib/ directory to the new
>> Apache Extras hosting.
>> As many might know, I've been on a personal crusade to stop the
>> Subversion project from being a source code hosting system. In the
>> early days, when it was useful for people to have a collection of
>> Subversion-related scripts, contrib/ was valuable, but with search
>> engines and hosting providers, it seems redundant for us to continue
>> hosting contrib/. Because of the variety of licensing situations, we
>> don't even ship it anymore.
> As one of the people that was opposing your crusade :) , I'm OK with the
> move if we can host projects with non-Apache licenses. I don't recall
> reading if that's possible or not?

The official announcement said:

"As projects on the new Google-hosted service will not be managed by The
Apache Software Foundation, participants are allowed to use whatever
license and project management process they desire."

Nevertheless the Apache License is recommended, e.g. it would ease the
move into the incubator.

I found three short pages with info:



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