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From Joe Bohn <joe.b...@earthlink.net>
Subject Re: Geronimo support stories
Date Sat, 09 Aug 2008 11:52:56 GMT
Joe Bohn wrote:
> 
> +1
> 
> I think we will need to have a mechanism to ensure additions are valid 
> and match what a user has asked to post.  I propose that we use JIRA as 
> a tool to receive requests to be included in the list(s) and as a place 
> to store the requested content.  That will provide some record keeping 
> and accountability.  If we do permit graphics/symbols they can be 
> attached to the JIRA with permission granted to Apache via the checkbox 
> as a way of formally documenting the approval to include the image.

I still like the JIRA idea but on further reflection I suppose the check 
box can't be used for this purpose.

> 
> Joe
> 
> 
> Kevan Miller wrote:
>>
>> On Aug 7, 2008, at 8:15 AM, weberj wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> For Glassfish there are several sucess stories: 
>>> http://blogs.sun.com/stories/
>>>
>>> Are there for Geronimo / wasce too? If not, I suggest to collect in 
>>> the Wiki
>>> like this page:
>>> http://cwiki.apache.org/geronimo/presentations.html
>>>
>>> Pointy haired bosses will rather decide in favor of Geronimo if you 
>>> can show
>>> them that BigMegaCorp is using Geronimo with a zillion transactions a 
>>> day.
>>
>> Heh. Thanks for the imagery. :-)
>>
>> I totally agree. We recently received a request for the same 
>> information. How do others feel? I'd like to hear from users, 
>> committers, and, of course, our PMC members.
>>
>> There are several different possible categories:
>>
>> Users of Geronimo (Geronimo server, Geronimo components, etc)
>> Applications/Plugins that run on Geronimo
>> Projects/companies that bundle, repackage, or support Geronimo in some 
>> manner.
>>
>> Information could be located either on our web site (e.g. 
>> http://geronimo.apache.org/GeronimoUsers) or our Wiki (e.g. 
>> http://cwiki.apache.org/geronimo/PoweredBy).
>>
>> Here are a few projects which maintain similar pages:
>>
>> ActiveMQ -- http://activemq.apache.org/users.html
>> Tomcat -- http://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/PoweredBy
>>
>> We'll need a process for how information is added to this list. I see 
>> the following scenarios:
>>
>> 1) Information is volunteered to the project by interested parties 
>> (e.g. a user sends information to our user@ list about how they are 
>> using Geronimo)
>> 2) Usage information is publicly announced -- web site, publication, 
>> press release, etc.
>>
>> I would be in favor of both scenarios.
>>
>> Do we need any guidelines on content? Should we allow images, limit 
>> the amount of text, limit the amount of hype/marketing?
>>
>> Personally, I'd rather not spin cycles in being too precise in 
>> creating guidelines. I'd prefer to see a CTR process -- if someone 
>> finds an entry objectionable, then simply register the complaint. The 
>> offending entry should be removed until all issues have been addressed.
>>
>> Anything else that should be included in this discussion?
>>
>> --kevan
> 
> 


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