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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
Date Wed, 22 May 2013 20:26:03 GMT

On May 22, 2013, at 4:21 PM, Joe Brockmeier <jzb@zonker.net> wrote:

> On Wed, May 22, 2013, at 03:01 PM, Kelcey Jamison Damage wrote:
>> I agree with Noah,
>> 
>> We have to take the good with the bad otherwise we are inadvertently
>> endorsing specific works as an organization.
> 
> I'd rather point to none than have to point to everything that's slung
> out with "CloudStack" in the title. Like I said - I used to review
> these, and there's a lot, lot, lot of subpar books out there. 
> 
> In the Solr example, I looked - in each case, the authors have either
> been involved in Solr directly or have extensive histories with Solr.
> And Solr only points to two books, when 
> there are actually quite a few other Solr books on Amazon.
> 
> Looking at other Apache projects, I'm not seeing a lot of projects that
> point to books written about them. 

I agree with Joe. These days it's super easy to publish anything.

Since we are working via consensus, at a minimum we could have a quick review of the book
and do a VOTE thread before putting on our page.

-sebastien

> 
> Best,
> 
> jzb
> -- 
> Joe Brockmeier
> jzb@zonker.net
> Twitter: @jzb
> http://www.dissociatedpress.net/


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