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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Packt Book - Publish on our website?
Date Tue, 21 May 2013 02:02:57 GMT
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
>



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