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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Pulsar - proposal for Apache Incubation
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:13:14 GMT
I meant to say 35.6% of the shares in my previous posting.

Pierre Smits

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On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 9:12 AM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Yahoo! and Yahoo! Japan are NOT two entirely separate entities. According
> to financial information (see [1] of 2016 Yahoo! held/holds 25.6% of the
> companies shares. In some areas that is enough to constitute directional
> power. Maybe, in this case, there are enough Chinese walls between the two
> entities to consider the two separate. We'll probably never know...
>
> Another aspect that might be more worrying is the recent deal between
> Verizon and Yahoo! regarding the sale of the internet activities of Yahoo!
> to Verizon. I wonder what the effect of this transaction will be on the
> parties from Yahoo! intended to participate in this project. If the changes
> mean that the parties now listed with Yahoo! won't be paid to do
> development work on the product of the incubating project, this could mean
> that the project loses more than half of initial contributor/committer base.
>
>
>
> [1] https://about.yahoo.co.jp/ir/en/holder/status.html
>
> Best regards,
>
> Pierre
>
> Pierre Smits
>
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> On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 10:35 PM, Leif Hedstrom <zwoop@apache.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> > On Apr 27, 2017, at 11:41 AM, Bryan Call <bcall@apache.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > Having a lot of Yahoo employees on the Traffic Server Proposal back in
>> 2009
>> > was also a concern.  This is something we were able to easily overcome
>> in
>> > incubation.  Building a healthy diverse community is one of the
>> project's top
>> > priorities.
>>
>>
>> It’s worth pointing out that Yahoo! and Yahoo! Japan are two entirely
>> separate entities, so the project already has two large organizations
>> backing the project, and a few others as well. I see no real issue here
>> with diversity.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> — Leif
>>
>>
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