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From Mark Bretl <mbr...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Apache Geode (incubating)
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:51:57 GMT
Hi,

The new Apache licensed and branded documentation is available for viewing
through the Geode community web site at http://geode.apache.org/
docs/guide/about_geode.html.

--Mark

On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 4:47 PM, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 12:26 AM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > One way of seeing if the project is ready to graduate would be to check
> if
> > the PPMC are managing the brand correctly.
> >
> > A cursory look shows that IMO it could be a little bit better. For
> > instance  [1] mentions Apache once but has no trademark attribution or
> > mention of ASF.
> >
>
> This is a page about Gemfire, not Geode. It mentions Geode 3 times and the
> main one is the largest font "In-Memory Data Grid powered by Apache Geode".
> The other two are links are to blog posts - one of which was prior to
> entering incubation (their press release about donating to Geode to the
> ASF).
>
> I take your point about the trademark attribution and will raise it.
>
>
> > The German version of the page has no mention of Apache [6], and some
> > attribution here would also be nice [7].
> >
>
> The German page is about Gemfire, not Geode and the only reference are the
> two links to the two blog post mentioned above. AIUI Vendors don't have to
> metion Apache when talking about their own product.
>
>
> >
> > But in other places it’s better like the blogs [2][5] (and more) and here
> > [4] telling people where to go for support.
> >
> > Why is the documentation here [3] MIT licensed and copyright Pivotal? I
> > assume this is just out of date and should be removed or redirect / point
> > people to the new documentation?
> >
>
> The docs have now been donated to the ASF and are checked into the ASF Git
> repo  - the ones you're pointing to are the old ones.
>
> Niall
>
>
> >
> > Of course the PPMC may be aware of these issues and working on them.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Justin
> >
> > 1. https://pivotal.io/big-data/pivotal-gemfire
> > 2. https://blog.pivotal.io/big-data-pivotal/news/become-a-found
> > ing-contributor-of-project-geode
> > 3. https://github.com/project-geode/docs
> > 4. https://discuss.pivotal.io/hc/en-us/articles/206097347-How-c
> > an-I-get-support-for-Geode-
> > 5. https://blog.pivotal.io/big-data-pivotal/case-studies/four-
> > real-world-use-cases-for-an-in-memory-data-grid
> > 6. https://pivotal.io/de/big-data/pivotal-gemfire
> > 7. https://pivotal.io/open-source
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