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From Anne Kathrine Petter√łe <akpette...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Contact from #ubimic
Date Tue, 03 Nov 2009 11:30:01 GMT
I also find the collaboration interesting, but I would like to know a  
bit more how they vision this partnership practically.
What can ESME gain from it?

In general I am all for it, but would like to have more details.

/Anne

On 3. nov. 2009, at 12.25, Richard Hirsch wrote:

> I also thought their vision was interesting. They were also talking
> about SAP-related projects. Let's see what the community thinks and
> then we will decide on next steps.
>
> D.
>
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Vassil Dichev <vdichev@apache.org>  
> wrote:
>>> We have been contacted from #ubimic (http://ubimic.org/en/ ) if we
>>> (ESME) would be interested in working with them. The idea would be
>>> that we would be associated as an associate partner and perhaps
>>> collaborate on projects with them.
>>
>> Very interesting, I found this on their vision statement:
>>
>> # sensors, machines, things and processes sharing data and status  
>> messages
>> # aggregated data from people and things
>>
>> Seems quite similar to what actions try to accomplish in the context
>> of different integration scenarios.
>>
>>> I don't know whether there are legal considerations involved  
>>> (since we
>>> are a Apache project) but I just wanted to get a feeling from the
>>> community if we should pursue this or not.
>>
>> Legally they don't even need our "permission" to take our code and
>> build on it, which is the nature of the Apache License.
>>
>> Seeing that they have goals quite similar to ours, it would surely be
>> interesting to see what they can offer ESME. Since ESME is not meant
>> to be used as a central service provider, many scenarios surely
>> consist of customizing ESME to the needs of the specific  
>> organization.
>> If people want to use ESME, this should be a good thing.
>>
>> Vassil
>>


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