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From smckin...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1794213 - /directory/site/trunk/content/fortress/history.mdtext
Date Sun, 07 May 2017 15:45:10 GMT
Author: smckinney
Date: Sun May  7 15:45:10 2017
New Revision: 1794213

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1794213&view=rev
Log:
add footnote giving credits to kevin and kelly

Modified:
    directory/site/trunk/content/fortress/history.mdtext

Modified: directory/site/trunk/content/fortress/history.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/directory/site/trunk/content/fortress/history.mdtext?rev=1794213&r1=1794212&r2=1794213&view=diff
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--- directory/site/trunk/content/fortress/history.mdtext (original)
+++ directory/site/trunk/content/fortress/history.mdtext Sun May  7 15:45:10 2017
@@ -1,9 +1,11 @@
 # History
 
-In 2009 a small team of developers, who also happen to be brothers, began work on the Open
Access Manager concept.  From its very beginning, the driving push behind the project was
standards-based access control and open source.  In particular, the Role-Based Access Control
(ANSI INCITS 359) standard was being focused on, although that adherence brought with it the
need for expanded coverage into other areas.  After a couple of years of coding in their spare
time, the brothers unveiled the project at the 2011 LDAPCon held every two years, this time
in Heidelberg as 'Fortress'.  At the same time it was announced that the OpenLDAP foundation
would sponsor the project and that it would be released under a BSD-style variant of an OSS
license.
+In 2009 a small team of developers[1], who also happen to be brothers, began work on the
Open Access Manager concept.  From its very beginning, the driving push behind the project
was standards-based access control and open source.  In particular, the Role-Based Access
Control (ANSI INCITS 359) standard was being focused on, although that adherence brought with
it the need for expanded coverage into other areas.  After a couple of years of coding in
their spare time, the brothers unveiled the project at the 2011 LDAPCon held every two years,
this time in Heidelberg as 'Fortress'.  At the same time it was announced that the OpenLDAP
foundation would sponsor the project and that it would be released under a BSD-style variant
of an OSS license.
 
 That first release, back in 2011, included just the fortress core and realm components, but
development of the web interface (commander) and rest server (enmasse) was already underway.
 A few more years saw many more releases and the eventual completion of the commander and
enmasse components rounding out the entire product line to what's available today.
 
 Eventually, it was understood that nights and weekends of a few developers isn't enough and
so if the Fortress project team were to survive, it had to be expanded into a larger field.
 In 2014 the Fortress project moved from its OpenLDAP foundation home into the ASF as a subproject
of the Apache Directory.
 
 This new home proved worthy as the influx of new talent gained from the Apache Directory
project, plus added exposure to the community brought with it many gains and improvements.
 Eventually, Fortress may have to move again.  But the next time it'll spin off its worthy
mentor, Apache Directory, and become a top-level project.  But we're not ready for that move
just yet...   
+
+[1] early development team consisted of Shawn McKinney (fortress core, realm), Kevin McKinney
(fortress web), and Kelly McKinney, engineering project manager.



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