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From Alexandro Colorado <...@openoffice.org>
Subject Re: How does BizDev fit in at Apache?
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2011 21:21:14 GMT
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. :-)



>
> 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
>>>>
>>>


-- 
*Alexandro Colorado*
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