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From Kelcey Jamison Damage <kel...@bbits.ca>
Subject Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
Date Wed, 22 May 2013 20:01:30 GMT
I agree with Noah,

We have to take the good with the bad otherwise we are inadvertently endorsing specific works
as an organization.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Noah Slater" <nslater@apache.org>
To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:55:31 PM
Subject: Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?

The minute we do that though, we start to endorse third-party works, and
that is a can of worms.


On 22 May 2013 20:50, Joe Brockmeier <jzb@zonker.net> wrote:

> On Mon, May 20, 2013, at 10:37 PM, Ahmad Emneina wrote:
> > This strikes me as being along the same lines as having a nascar-esqe
> > badging page. IMO the more books, the merrier. No specific endorsements.
>
> The flip side of this is that many tech books these days are truly
> awful. I'd rather point to books we actually recommend and feel are
> accurate than just drive traffic to any CloudStack title.
>
> (I spent quite a lot of time reviewing tech books years ago, and there's
> a very, very wide variance in quality out there.)
>
> Best,
>
> jzb
> --
> Joe Brockmeier
> jzb@zonker.net
> Twitter: @jzb
> http://www.dissociatedpress.net/
>



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