This document collects a small selection of past press releases, open letters, and other notable public documents produced by The Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
Please see our updated listing of current News and Announcements.
From time to time the ASF publishes open letters on matters that we believe are important to our projects and our ability to produce code for the public good in a meritocratic and community-driven way.
Open Letter to Sun Microsystems - An open letter discussing licensing restrictions in the Java SE JCK which are contrary to the terms of the JSPA.
This is a selected list of past noteworthy press releases that the ASF has issued; we separately publish current News and Announcements. . Note that there are many more releases about the ASF's various projects and ApacheCon as well.
THE APACHE GROUP INCORPORATES TO BECOME THE APACHE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION (June 1999) - original press release celebrating the ASF's founding.