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Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "OFBizProposal" by DavidWelton
Date Mon, 16 Jan 2006 21:38:11 GMT
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http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/OFBizProposal

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-                               OFBiz Proposal
+ = OFBiz Proposal
  
  This proposal outlines the creation of a new, top-level Open for Business (OFBiz) project
  within the Apache Software Foundation.
  
- Rationale
+ == Rationale
  
  The Open For Business Project is an open source enterprise automation software project.
  By open source enterprise automation we mean: Open Source ERP, Open Source CRM,
@@ -15, +15 @@

  The maintainers of OFBiz are interested in joining the Apache Software Foundation for
  several reasons:
  
-  The legal umbrella. There are no outstanding legal issues with OFBiz, but the
+  * The legal umbrella. There are no outstanding legal issues with OFBiz, but the
     protection that Apache affords is valuable to the developers' peace of mind as their
     project grows. It is a benefit for both contributors and end-users to have a trusted
     entity involved with this aspect of the software.
-  Resolve current potential licensing issues with copyright license assignment and
+  * Resolve current potential licensing issues with copyright license assignment and
     patent license grants that are addressed in the Apache 2.0 license, but not in the MIT
     license. We had considered making this change independently earlier this year.
-  Increase public awareness of OFBiz and of the application of Apache licensing to
+  * Increase public awareness of OFBiz and of the application of Apache licensing to
     business aplication level software. Lately the news is full of companies that are using
     a dual-license (GPL and commercial) model for enterprise software and OFBiz
     working with Apache opens an opportunity to strengthen what we feel is a much
     higher value way of doing things for both contributors and users.
-  Help the project attract contributors and service providers to attract clients who would
+  * Help the project attract contributors and service providers to attract clients who would
     feel more comfortable with the licensing coming through a well known and
     established organization like Apache.
  
- Criteria
+ == Criteria
  
- Community
+ === Community
  
  OFBiz has striven to foster a diverse community that is open to everyone. It is released
  under a non-reciprocal license to encourage the maximum possible adoption by all

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