JSPWiki goes Apache

Well, Dave spilled the beans faster than I did, but yeah - the JSPWiki committers decided that we shall submit JSPWiki to the Apache Foundation. First, as an Incubator project, but with the aim of becoming a full top-level project.

There is a manifesto, and a concrete work-in-progress proposal, to which anyone is welcome to contribute to.

I'm pretty excited about this. While it means that I'll lose control, this will (assuming Apache accepts us) represent a significant step in "maturing" JSPWiki as a serious open source project. Which is good, really really good. I think MediaWiki has been dominating the world long enough ;-). With some nudging, JSPWiki should be up to par with the best of them, as we're already powering some pretty hefty websites.

(And no, this wasn't it either. Although it could've been.)




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