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Quote collection from development lists


  • Mads: That could actually be very interesting - along with stuff about how the foundation was formed - legal issues and stuff

  • Rich: Actually, it's one of the most important things, in my mind, as it falls under the "what works, what doesn't work, why Apache is successful" header. One of the most important roles that Apache plays, apart from being a damned fine product, is as a model of how OSS projects are supposed to work. Folks inside the project often don't see that aspect of things.