Apache chokes on open-source philosophy

Wednesday, December 01 2004 @ 04:38 PM CST

Contributed by: Linegod

From TechWorld:

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) may soon have some full-time, paid staff including an executive director, according to the organisation's co-founder.

The ASF currently runs on a volunteer model, and any change to this strict philosophy will raise eyebrows right across the IT industry.

"We are at somewhat of a crossroads now in that we have grown so quickly," said Brian Behlendorf, a co-founder and director of the ASF. "The ASF is starting to outstrip the ability for people who are volunteers to be able to keep up with it, and effectively manage it."

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Once there is a good foundation of Open Source legal and marketing, this won't be an issue :)

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