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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ApacheBookStore.com
Date Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:55:41 GMT
With everything you have, of course, to consider whether the joy is worth
the price.

Pierre Smits

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On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 10:07 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

>
> On 10/13/2014 10:02 PM, Pierre Smits wrote:
>
>> True, whether or not to pursue the exploitation of an e-commerce activity
>> by The ASF is something that needs to analysed thoroughly regarding the
>> fiscal and social implications.
>>
>> But, before such endeavour is undertaken the ASF could use the
>> capabilities
>> of OFBiz to showcase the books related to the works of the Apache Projects
>> (without opening it up to take in orders). This could assist (in a unified
>> way) in branding the products of the Apache projects. And this can be done
>> by (delegated to) any interested contributor within any project. And
>> thereby achieving that the list of books is more up to date than it is
>> today.
>>
>
> What we have encouraged in the past is for people/companies to set up
> their own stores and welcomed any donations that they wished to make back
> to the Foundation from profits. We've never really entertained the notion
> of an official store.
>
>
>
> --
> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>
>

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