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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: How does BizDev fit in at Apache?
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2011 21:30:40 GMT
Am 08/18/2011 11:21 PM, schrieb Alexandro Colorado:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 3:59 PM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>  wrote:
>
>> Maybe Louis or Alexandro as project leads could tell us a bit more about
>> any recent activities when and what was done. ;-)
>>
>
> Just did. :-)

Yeah, the ML update is not fast enough. ;-(

Marcus



>> Am 08/18/2011 10:28 PM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
>>
>>
>>>
>>> On 08/18/2011 10:27 AM, Shane Curcuru wrote:
>>>
>>>> FYI, Brand Management is working on an Apache Project Corporate
>>>> Recognition Branding Policy to cover cases similar to this.
>>>>
>>>> The ASF is a vendor-neutral non-profit, and as such our projects should
>>>> be careful to manage their websites and projects for the benefit of all
>>>> their users, and to not endorse or otherwise be used by third parties
>>>> for their marketing benefits.
>>>>
>>>> However healthy projects also understand that for-profit third parties
>>>> are an important part of the ecosystem that builds our products, so we
>>>> do allow Apache projects to have links pages to things like other
>>>> trainers, consultants, and even other software providers who build
>>>> software that works with Apache software.
>>>>
>>>> It would definitely be helpful for some committers with past experience
>>>> with OOo work to collect a list of sites like this, and then come up
>>>> with some specific suggestions / project policies for maintaining lists
>>>> like that in the future. Then we can review the policy in terms of
>>>> Apache branding policies. It's definitely up to the (P)PMC to manage
>>>> this kind of resource, to ensure it's used fairly.
>>>>
>>>
>>> well...maybe I've started on this
>>>
>>> see:
>>>
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/OpenOffice+Domains
>>>
>>> I decided to just add an extra column to what were the current
>>> "internal" sites to attempt to define migration strategy. Actually, I
>>> was just about to do some more work on it when I saw this post.
>>>
>>> As for BizDev -- well I may get slapped for this one -- I'm really not
>>> all that sure about the activity of this particular project of late. I
>>> think it *may* have been started a while back when there was much more
>>> emphasis on getting businesses on the whole scale migration to OO.o
>>> bandwagon. I don't know what the situation is now. The mailing list does
>>> not seem to be available, for example. I tried to go through many of the
>>> incubator projects and make an assessment, but obviously others may have
>>> differing opinions.
>>>
>>>
>>>> A 30 second look at the consultants.html page shows that it looks pretty
>>>> good, and I bet we can definitely continue pages like that in the future.
>>>>
>>>> - Shane
>>>>
>>>> On 8/18/2011 12:30 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I'm thinking of things like this, a directory of consultants providing
>>>>> services to OpenOffice:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://bizdev.openoffice.org/consultants.html
>>>>>
>>>>> Obviously, this is a very important part of the ecosystem. But I'm
>>>>> not sure how much we can mix commerce and non-profit together. How do
>>>>> other projects handle this?
>>>>>
>>>>> -Rob

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