The Apache Software Foundation


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.

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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 ways:

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Make plans for ApacheCon Europe 2005 in Germany

ApacheCon Europe 2005 ApacheCon Europe 2005 will be held in Stuttgart, Germany on July 18-22, 2005. ApacheCon Europe offers a wide spectrum of 70 top-quality sessions, as well as two days with full- and half-day tutorials. Registration is open! Save money by registering prior to June 17.
Please make plans to join us in Stuttgart.

ASF Position Regarding Sender ID

As part of the IETF MARID Working Group last call for comments, the Apache Software Foundation has sent the working group an open letter detailing why the patent licensing of the Sender ID specification will prevent ASF projects from implementing and deploying software that supports the Sender ID specification.

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