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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: A maturity model for Apache projects
Date Tue, 06 Jan 2015 23:09:57 GMT
On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> These are *open* source.  Plotting strategy for marketing on a private list
> has no place in Apache projects.  Private lists have very limited
> appropriate uses and that policy has served Apache very well.

+1

jan i

>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 11:48 AM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org
> <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
>
> > On 06/01/2015 Daniel Gruno wrote:
> >
> >> projects unfortunately have a tendency to use their private lists for
> >> much more than committer votes and security issues, which I find is bad
> >> practice.
> >>
> >
> > If you as a project had a competitor, possibly a proprietary one, would
> > you discuss marketing strategy in public? Would you expect the same from
> > your competitor? This is a purely theoretical issue, but some projects
> > might be facing it. I don't have a clear-cut answer here. Maybe the
> answer
> > is yes, but in practice journalists expect to use confidential channels.
> So
> > press/marketing strategy might, and I repeat might, be among the
> > discussions allowed on the private list. Marketing activities instead, as
> > opposed to strategy, must surely be discussed on public lists.
> >
> > Regards,
> >   Andrea.
> >
>


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