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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: projects.apache.org overhaul proposal
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:30:36 GMT
I’m way outside my area of knowledge, but is there anything stopping the
OFBiz community from getting an ASF Azure box and trying to prototype
something?

-Alex

On 1/14/15, 10:46 AM, "Pierre Smits" <pierre.smits@gmail.com> wrote:

>You are correct. And I am aware that budgets are limitied. But I don't
>what
>the budget will be nor decide where the money of the ASF flows. I can only
>ask for some of it regarding a project. And even then, I won't consider
>doing so for something that could be perceived as a pet project of Pierre
>Smits. If ASF offices do want an OFBiz implementation to work with, maybe
>they should go ahead and involve both INFRA and the OFBiz community.
>
>I understand the concerns. I myself have them as well when dealing with
>volunteer organisations. But - and apparently - the ASF has this solved
>regarding the INFRA office. The same could be worked out for the other
>solutions and/or services it needs to have in place.
>
>You just need to ask the right questions to the right people.
>
>Best regards,
>
>Pierre Smits
>
>*ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>*
>Services & Solutions for Cloud-
>Based Manufacturing, Professional
>Services and Retail & Trade
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>
>On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 5:34 PM, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH) <
>Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com> wrote:
>
>> Maintaining servers costs money. Money has to come from somewhere and
>>has
>> to be budgeted. We can't just drop a new demand on infra without
>>discussing
>> it with them and ensuring they have the capacity.
>>
>> In terms of maintenance of the result Im thinking who makes the changes
>>we
>> need as requirements change over time? Somebody needs to be responsible
>>for
>> that and we need to be sure it is sustainable. The easier it is to
>>maintain
>> the easier it is to find someone willing to do it.
>>
>> As for my suggestion for OfBiz to be applied to operational area of the
>> foundation I said "currently unstructured" that is the information is in
>> ad-hoc spreadsheets and mailing lists.  OfBiz is, as far as I'm aware,
>> designed for the kinds of functions I listed.
>>
>> Sent from my Windows Phone
>>
>>

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