The ASF Hits its Millionth Commit!

The Apache Software Foundation reached its millionth revision milestone today with a commit by ASF Member Yonik Seeley on behalf of the Apache Lucene Project:

lucene/ r1000000 yonik SOLR-2128: full param substitution for function queries

The all-volunteer ASF oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world’s most popular Web server software, powering more than 130 Million Websites worldwide.

Today, more than 300 individual Members and 2,300 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation’s official user conference, trainings, and expo, taking place 1-5 November 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.

The ASF is funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors that include AMD, Basis Technology, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Progress Software, VMware, and Yahoo!. Additional sponsors include Matt Mullenweg, AirPlus International, BlueNog, Intuit, Joost, and Two Sigma Investments.

Infrastructure at the ASF is overseen by the Apache Infrastructure team, with server hosting and bandwidth provided by Oregon State University Open Source Lab (USA) and SURFnet (EU), and VM hosting and bandwith for AU svn mirror provided by Neural Networks (AU). Secondary DNS provided by No-IP Managed DNS, develooper.com manages the bitnames DNS services. Hyperreal.org is our other provider. Apache servers have been donated by Sun and IBM.

More information is available at http://www.apache.org/ , the announce@apache.org mailing list, the ASF Blog, and the @TheASF feed on Twitter.

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