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From Martin Hollmichel <martin.hollmic...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: "Apache Disavows Team OpenOffice.org e.V."
Date Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:35:15 GMT
Hi,

obviously there was not too much knowledge about the former role of Team 
OpenOffice.org and the relationship among Team OOo and Apache is not 
really defined right now. I hope the header of this message does not 
mean that no further communication between Apache and Team OOo is desired ?

Martin

Am 17.10.2011 18:54, schrieb Rob Weir:
> New article out by Brian Profitt on IT World:
>
> http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/213997/apache-disavows-team-openofficeorg-ev
>
> He has a good catch here that this page is still calling for donations
> to Team OpenOffice:
>
> http://contributing.openoffice.org/donate.html
>
> Is there anyone who can change this page *immediately*?  I don't think
> this is something we should wait until after we migrate the wiki.  The
> information on the page now is wrong, misleading and confuses the
> Apache statements on fundraising.
>
> I'd recommend replacing all the text on that page with a simple statement:
>
> "Apache projects do not solicit funds directly.  However, the Apache
> Software Foundation graciously accepts donations of all sizes" (or
> other such words as the mentors may suggest) and to put a link to:
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/contributing.html
>
> -Rob


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