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From "Sharan Foga"<sharan.f...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Distributing ASF Material
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:00:24 GMT
Hi 

It sounds like there are mixed feelings about allowing this so I will respond back to them
saying that we'd prefer that they don't distribute any ASF material.

Thanks
Sharan

On 2016-08-15 18:22 (+0200), Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote: 
> I find the proposed situation very distasteful. Hortonworks marketing and
> sales efforts have traditionally been oriented around on claiming effective
> control over Apache projects (tag lines like "We do Hadoop" can easily be
> canted to "WE do Hadoop" and historically it has been). In the past, it has
> even gotten to the point where a HW founder threatened me personally to get
> me not to come to a user group meeting (I went anyway).
> 
> So, given that HW and Apache members associated with HW have a long history
> of claiming both association and endorsement, I don't think it is at all
> appropriate to be doing this out of the Hortonworks booth.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 2:42 AM, Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org>
> wrote:
> 
> > Great you are connecting with Women in Big Data!
> >
> > I think as long as they are not claiming association or endorsement it
> > should be fine to redistribute ASF marketing material (which license
> > do we have on those?), even if an ASF committer is not always there.
> >
> > Separation is the key, e.g. keep the ASF posters/flyers separate from
> > WiBD and Hortonworks posters/flyers.
> >
> >
> > Apache(tm) and the Apache feather logo are still protected trademark,
> > so they can't be used as part of the stand's banners without
> > permission.
> >
> > On 15 August 2016 at 09:58, Sharan Foga <sharan.foga@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi Rich
> > >
> > > I've just found out that the booth at Grace Hopper will actually be a
> > Hortonworks one. They are a sponsor of Women in Big Data. I know the ASF
> > prefer not to be aligned with any one company so am checking if this
> > changes the situation.
> > >
> > > One idea they have suggested, is that they know that at least one ASF
> > Committer will be present at the conference (possibly two)  so they could
> > make sure that the ASF material is only offered when a Committer is also
> > present at their booth.  Could this be an acceptable solution?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Sharan
> > >
> > > On 2016-07-29 18:59 (+0200), Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> > >> It is preferable to have someone able to answer questions, but I don't
> > >> think we'd refuse.
> > >>
> > >> On Jul 26, 2016 9:00 AM, "Sharan Foga" <sharan.foga@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > Hi All
> > >> >
> > >> > I was chatting yesterday to a contact from the Women in Big Data group
> > >> > (WiBD)
> > >> >
> > >> > https://www.womeninbigdata.org/
> > >> >
> > >> > and they mentioned that they would be represented at the Grace Hopper
> > >> > Celebration of Women in Computing event in Houston later this year.
I
> > hear
> > >> > that conference tickets are pretty much sold out.
> > >> >
> > >> > They have a stand are willing to distribute ASF marketing material
on
> > our
> > >> > behalf. I didn't know if that was OK or not so am asking here. As
the
> > ASF
> > >> > may not be officially represented at that conference  – would
another
> > >> > organisation distributing ASF material be an issue?
> > >> >
> > >> > Thanks
> > >> > Sharan
> > >> >
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> > Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons
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