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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ApacheBookStore.com
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:27:11 GMT
On 13 October 2014 16:30, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com> wrote:

> Rich,
>
> How about drop shipments directly from the publishing party, if they can
> handle that? That way no inventory would be required.
>
> With OFBiz The ASF can take the ordersin (not only for books, but also
> promotion stuff like t-shirts, banners, buttons, etc), accept the payment
> (credit card, etc) and send the supply order to the party handling the drop
> shipments.
>
Technically I am sure OFBiz can handle it, but how does this work with our
non-profit status, I am not sure we can freely sell goods without paying
taxes.

rgds
jan I.


>
> Best regards,
>
> Pierre Smits
>
> *ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>*
> Services & Solutions for Cloud-
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> http://www.orrtiz.com
>
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 4:21 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > On 10/10/2014 12:07 PM, Pierre Smits wrote:
> >
> >> Rich,
> >>
> >> Why not consider the eCommerce solution of the Apache OFBiz project as a
> >> replacement for the wiki page?
> >>
> >
> > That could be cool - you mean, selling books directly and giving profits
> > to the ASF? How would we handle shipping/inventory?
> >
> > Anyways, I haven't heard back from anyone that handles that site, and I
> > don't have the cycles to pursue it, but it sounds like a good thing to
> try
> > to do, if someone wanted to take that project.
> >
> > --Rich
> >
> >
> >
> >  Regards,
> >>
> >> Pierre Smits
> >>
> >> *ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>*
> >> Services & Solutions for Cloud-
> >> Based Manufacturing, Professional
> >> Services and Retail & Trade
> >> http://www.orrtiz.com
> >>
> >> On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 10:39 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>  On 10/06/2014 04:21 PM, Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> >>>
> >>>  2014-10-06 17:13 GMT+04:00 Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com>:
> >>>>
> >>>>  Anybody know who manages/owns/whatever ApacheBookStore.com?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>   On the front page:
> >>>>>
> >>>> 1. "ASF Committers may add new items to our inventory or edit the item
> >>>> descriptions." -> contact e-mail address
> >>>>
> >>>> 2. Last line on the front page: "Contact Administrators"
> >>>> ->
> http://www.apachebookstore.com/confluence/oss/administrators.action
> >>>>
> >>>> An interesting effort, but the site looks somewhat outdated and
> >>>> unmaintained. The latest listed books are from year 2008.
> >>>>
> >>>>  Thanks. I totally missed those.
> >>>
> >>> Yes, it's completely unmaintained, and we have several project websites
> >>> that link to it.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> >>> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> > --
> > Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> > http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
> >
> >
>

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