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Subject svn commit: r789850 - /websites/staging/community/trunk/content/contributors/index.html
Date Fri, 20 May 2011 14:03:46 GMT
Author: buildbot
Date: Fri May 20 14:03:46 2011
New Revision: 789850

Log:
Staging update by buildbot

Modified:
    websites/staging/community/trunk/content/contributors/index.html

Modified: websites/staging/community/trunk/content/contributors/index.html
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--- websites/staging/community/trunk/content/contributors/index.html (original)
+++ websites/staging/community/trunk/content/contributors/index.html Fri May 20 14:03:46 2011
@@ -106,6 +106,18 @@ comfortable with open source development
 their way around The Apache Software Foundation.</p>
 <p>At the time of writing we don't have much here, so we suggest you mail us
 with your questions.</p>
+<h2 id="project_independence">Project Independence</h2>
+<p>While not all aspects of the Apache Way are practiced the same way by 
+all projects at the ASF, there are a number of rules that Apache 
+projects are required to follow – things like complying with PMC 
+<a href="http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html">release voting</a>, <a href="http://www.apache.org/legal/">legal
policy</a>, <a href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/">brand policy</a>,

+using <a href="http://www.apache.org/dev/#mail">mailing lists</a>, etc., which
are <a href="https://blogs.apache.org/comdev/entry/what_makes_apache_projects_different">documented
in various places</a>. </p>
+<p>One of these invariant rules is that projects are managed and used
+independently of any commercial interests. The goal is to createan 
+environemnt in which all participants are equal and thus have an equal
+opportunity to contribute to and benefit from our software, regardless
+of motivation or financial objectives. This is discussed in more detail
+in our document <a href="/projectIndependence.html">Project Independence</a>.</p>
 <h2 id="questions_and_feedback">Questions and Feedback</h2>
 <p>Feedback can be provided and questions asked by subscribing to our mailing
 list by sending a mail to 



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