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From "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <seba.wag...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Can (Podling) Projects collect funds through certification programs?
Date Tue, 13 Dec 2011 11:28:06 GMT
Okay,

Thanks
Sebastian

2011/12/13 Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>

> On 13 December 2011 11:15, seba.wagner@gmail.com <seba.wagner@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > My questions is not about who collects the money, we can forward requests
> > to http://www.apache.org/foundation/sponsorship.html
> >
> > But can we list those companies / individuals separated on our project
> > website?
>
> Yes, many projects have a separate thank you page. The links from
> those pages should be rel="nofollow" as that is the case from the main
> sponsor page.
>
> The PPMC can set the conditions under which companies can be added to
> such pages. However, they should not be used to benefit one or more
> organisations over others.
>
> Ross
>
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Sebastian
> >
> >
> > 2011/12/13 Ian Lynch <ianrlynch@gmail.com>
> >
> >> On 13 December 2011 10:23, seba.wagner@gmail.com <seba.wagner@gmail.com
> >> >wrote:
> >>
> >> > How does the ASF deal with requests from companies that would like to
> >> get a
> >> > certificate as reseller of a software?
> >> >
> >> > Are (Podling) Projects allowed to organize a "Certification" program
> for
> >> > distributors and collect funds for their project that way?
> >> >
> >> > Collecting funds that way is a common way of Open Source projects,
> also
> >> > Apache has a sponsor page et cetera. However the companies listed
> there
> >> > contribute to the Foundation in general.
> >> > The question is if each project of the foundation additionally can
> have
> >> its
> >> > own Gold, Silver, et cetera Sponsorship program.
> >> > Or for example can collect funds from a list of "partners" similar to
> for
> >> > example http://moodle.com/partners/list/
> >>
> >>
> >> The Apache system means that any donated/collected funds go to the
> central
> >> Apache Software Foundation, not to any project in particular. That could
> >> change but there would have to be convincing arguments/evidence of the
> >> benefit as opposed to the drawbacks for the ASF community overall. With
> >> Moodle, partners are officially endorsed to use the Trademarks. At
> present
> >> this wouldn't work with Apache in terms of targeting an individual
> project.
> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Thanks
> >> > Sebastian
> >> > --
> >> > Sebastian Wagner
> >> > http://www.openmeetings.de
> >> > http://www.webbase-design.de
> >> > http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
> >> > seba.wagner@gmail.com
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
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Sebastian Wagner
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seba.wagner@gmail.com

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