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From Joe Bohn <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Create a "Powered by Geronimo" page under Community
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2008 16:57:53 GMT
Donald Woods wrote:
> Along the same lines as the other discussion topic on adding a "Ready 
> for Geronimo" page under the Community section of our website...
> How about we create a "Powered by Geronimo" page that would help 
> recognize the projects that provide a Geronimo based bundle (like 
> Liferay) and companies that provide applications or servers based on 
> Geronimo (like Intalio and IBM.)
> A sample can be found on our wiki at -
> Thoughts?
> -Donald

It seems that there is some overlap between the "Ready for Geronimo" 
idea and the "Powered by Geronimo" idea.  Is the distinction that you 
are trying to make between projects that embed Geronimo vs. those that 
provide functions (such as plugins) that are installed on top of 
Geronimo?   Could an entity provide both and get listed in each location 
  for the same general project?

For example, an entity that provides a payroll solution could create a 
plugin to install that solution on an existing Geronimo server instance. 
  They might also create a simple assembly that has the plugin 
pre-installed for uses to download as a turn-key solution.  Would they 
register under the "Ready for", "Powered by" or both?

Perhaps we could integrate both of these concepts into one idea by 
simply calling out a page to list entities that provide some level of 
integration with Geronimo (i.e. Geronimo Partners?).  They could provide 
a one line description of their offering and a link to a page they own 
providing more detail on their level of integration (be it by providing 
Plugins, embedding a G server, providing support, whatever...).   I'm 
just thinking out load and not completely sold on this idea of combining 
the lists myself ... just trying to eliminate some ambiguity (and 
perhaps creating more :-) ).  Thoughts?


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