The Incubator project is the entry path into
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) for
projects and codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts. All
code donations from external organisations and existing external projects
wishing to join Apache enter through the Incubator.
The Apache Incubator has two primary goals:
There is a lot more detail available on what
the incubator is responsible for and how we
do that. Please see the menu on the left. Apache is an open community: we
invite your participation. The
site map may be useful in locating other content.
The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational, legal, and
financial support for a broad range of open source software projects. The
Foundation provides an established framework for intellectual property and
financial contributions that simultaneously limits the potential legal exposure
for the contributors. Through a collaborative and meritocratic development
process, Apache projects deliver enterprise-grade, freely available software
products that attract large communities of users. The pragmatic Apache License
makes it easy for all users, commercial and individual, to deploy Apache
You can find out more about the ASF.
Like everything else at the ASF, this website is a joint effort, and
your help in improving it is most welcome.
Please send any website patches (guide
to editing the Incubator website) to
the general@incubator mailing list.