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From Alexandro Colorado <...@openoffice.org>
Subject Re: How does BizDev fit in at Apache?
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2011 20:49:43 GMT
On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 3:45 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 4:28 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > 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 had not seen this page recently.  It looks like a lot of good work
> as gone into it, enumerating the various OO,org services, etc.
> Thanks.
>

This is a similar page documented on OpenOffice.org
http://projects.openoffice.org/



>
> > 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
> >
> > --
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "Those who love deeply never grow old;
> >  they may die of old age, but they die young."
> >                        -- Sir Arthur Pinero
> >
>



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*Alexandro Colorado*
*OpenOffice.org* EspaƱol
http://es.openoffice.org

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