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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon NA 2014 Schedule
Date Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:28:20 GMT
I clearly missed a news story. Pivotal are a major sponsor of the event, 
but I was unaware of the surrounding circumstances. Jim, I'm in the 
OHare airport right now, but I'll call you in the morning if that works 
for you.

--Rich


On 02/24/2014 12:50 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> Will someone tell me that this is a joke:
>
> 		http://apacheconnorthamerica2014.sched.org/event/dc0eda10d1c0cb0f805ced177678e2c2#.Uwuu2dxWmBU
>
>
> Especially considering that such an "expert" also had this
> to say:
>
> 	"Sometimes, when [a project is taken over] by the Apache Foundation,
> 	it leads to some strange behaviors in terms of hiring committers, etc,"
> 	Watters said. "The Apache Foundation is fantastic and it works for many
> 	projects, but we thought for this specific project -- which we want to
> 	be an industry standard that a lot vendors work on together -- this was
> 	the right approach." [1]
>
> WTF?
>
> 1. http://www.infoworld.com/t/paas/pivotal-spin-out-cloud-foundry-paas-separate-foundation-236913

-- 
Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon


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