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From Ahmad Emneina <aemne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
Date Tue, 21 May 2013 03:37:15 GMT
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.


On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 7:45 PM, kelcey@backbonetechnology.com <
kelcey@backbonetechnology.com> wrote:

> Despite the obvious conflict of interest in me replying to this, I think
> showcasing CloudStack books is a great way to help spread the access to
> accessibility resources for new CloudStack consumers/users.
>
> These are also 'pure' CloudStack books we are discussing, so I see no
> issues present, or potential misrepresentation, or inadvertent endorsements.
>
> My 2 cents. :)
>
> Sent from my HTC
>
> ----- Reply message -----
> From: "Noah Slater" <nslater@apache.org>
> To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Subject: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
> Date: Mon, May 20, 2013 7:02 PM
>
> Might be better to frame this as "do we want to feature CloudStack books on
> our website". That removes the concern about us endorsing anything. (Which
> I think in general we ought to avoid.)
>
>
> On 20 May 2013 20:33, Musayev, Ilya <imusayev@webmd.net> wrote:
>
> > +1, if they indeed guarantee %2 contribution to ASF.
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: kelcey@backbonetechnology.com
> > > [mailto:kelcey@backbonetechnology.com]
> > > Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 3:26 PM
> > > To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
> > >
> > > Also I too have high expectation, I hope they responded to the dozens
> of
> > > pages of notes I sent them, lol.
> > >
> > > FYI I have not yet received my copy.
> > >
> > > Sent from my HTC
> > >
> > > ----- Reply message -----
> > > From: "kelcey@backbonetechnology.com"
> > > <kelcey@backbonetechnology.com>
> > > To: <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> > > Subject: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
> > > Date: Mon, May 20, 2013 12:22 PM
> > >
> > > That's the book I was a technical advisor on. Really curious to see how
> > it
> > > turned out. :)
> > >
> > > Sent from my HTC
> > >
> > > ----- Reply message -----
> > > From: "David Nalley" <david@gnsa.us>
> > > To: <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> > > Subject: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
> > > Date: Mon, May 20, 2013 10:10 AM
> > >
> > > On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 1:02 PM, Joe Brockmeier <jzb@zonker.net>
> wrote:
> > > > On Mon, May 20, 2013, at 11:55 AM, Chip Childers wrote:
> > > >> Hi all,
> > > >>
> > > >> It appears that Packt has published their Apache CloudStack book
> [1],
> > > >> and will be making a donation to the ASF for 2% of all sales of the
> > > >> book.
> > > >>
> > > >> They asked my off list if we wanted to promote the book on our
> > > >> website, so I'm raising this question here.  I've found an example
> of
> > > >> another Apache project that does this: Solr has books on their
> website
> > > [2].
> > > >>
> > > >> BTW - if we add the Packt book, I'd also suggest adding the book
> that
> > > >> our Japanese User Group's book [3].
> > > >>
> > > >> Thoughts?
> > > >
> > > > I'd see adding a book to the Web site as an endorsement. Are we
> > > > prepared to endorse this book?
> > > >
> > >
> > > I am a few chapters in now (I just got started this morning) Let's get
> a
> > few
> > > people to read through it first.
> > > Kelcey was one of the technical reviewers, so I have high expectations
> :)
> > >
> > > --David
> >
>
>
>
> --
> NS
>

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