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From J Aaron Farr <fa...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Incorrect use of "Sponsor".
Date Sun, 05 Jul 2009 11:02:50 GMT
On Sun 05 Jul 2009 02:36, "Gavin" <gavin@16degrees.com.au> wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Bob Schellink [mailto:sabob1@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, 5 July 2009 12:13 AM
>> To: general@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Incorrect use of "Sponsor".
>> 
>> Thanks for the clarification Niclas. I'll update the site.
>
> However, you are allowed to have them on the page, just with a 'thanks to
> ...' , be sure that any external links like these use the 'nofollow'
> attribute as specified by the PRC (so as to not water down the value of the
> main ASF thanks page.)

We put `nofollow` on the Bronze level sponsors and that was to stop the
sponsorship program from turning into a spam-ridden link farm.  I don't
recall the PRC requiring other links to use nofollow, but perhaps I
missed it.  Lots of projects have lists of companies which provide
commercial support or "powered by" sites.

-- 
   J. Aaron Farr
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   www.cubiclemuses.com

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