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From Rob Vesse <rve...@dotnetrdf.org>
Subject Re: Vendor Neutrality
Date Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:25:24 GMT
No problem

We understand that the Incubation process is often daunting and confusing,
it is easy to break rules you didn't even know existed.  Having been
through Incubation with a project myself I am well aware of this fact.



On 25/03/2015 15:37, "Max Herrmann" <max@gridgain.com> wrote:

>Thank you for bringing this issue to our attention, and we apologize;
>unfortunately this email was sent out prematurely without the proper
>reviews. We will make every effort to ensure that future promotional
>emails from GridGain, including for this webinar, will promote Ignite in
>a vendor-neutral manner.
>Max Herrmann, EVP Marketing
>GridGain Systems
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Rob Vesse [mailto:rvesse@vdesign-studios.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 7:35 AM
>To: dev@ignite.incubator.apache.org
>Subject: Vendor Neutrality
>Just got the following email (forwarded below) in regards to a GridGain
>run webinar about Apache Ignite
>While promotional activities are perfectly normal and acceptable within
>the confines of relevant Apache policies [1,2] please be aware that
>Apache is a vendor neutral organisation.  In particular the language "get
>the details of this exciting new Apache project directly from the source"
>implies GridGain as the source in the email rather than the ASF.
>You should either promote Ignite in a vendor neutral manner (which this
>email does not IMO) or promote GridGain as a product while appropriately
>attributing it as being powered by Ignite.
>Part of the duty of the PMC is to enforce and protect the Ignite brand
>and being vendor neutral is a key part of this.
>[1]: http://incubator.apache.org/guides/branding.html
>[2]: http://apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs.html
>Date:  Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:02
>Subject:  Webinar: Apache Ignite(TM) (incubating) Coding Examples
>> Thank you for attending our introduction to Apache Ignite™
>> (incubating) webinar recently with GridGain co-founder and EVP
>> Engineering, Dmitriy Setrakyan.  We know that many of the attendees
>> wanted to see coding examples, which we weren't able to do in that
>> presentation.  So we have scheduled a follow-up webinar to focus
>> specifically on coding examples for Apache Ignite™ (incubating).
>> In this one hour webinar Dmitriy will briefly review the essentials of
>> Apache Ignite before taking a deep dive into several coding examples
>> that show just how easy it is to implement this robust in-memory data
>> fabric.  There will be plenty of time for Q&A as well, so this is the
>> perfect opportunity to get the details of this exciting new Apache
>>project directly from the source.

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