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From Andrea Pescetti <>
Subject Re: Policy question: How to link to books about OpenOffice?
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2012 22:24:19 GMT
On 02/10/2012 Rob Weir wrote:
> One way to think of it is to treat the publisher or author (for
> self-published books) as the "consultant" in the terms of the policy.
> They are the ones providing the service, via their book.  So we would
> allow linking to the author's website or the publisher's website...
> Otherwise, same criteria as consultants -- factual list, respect
> trademark, impartial,  rel="nofollow", etc.
> Does this make sense?

Yes, nice idea. Another difference would be that we probably want to 
keep books listed indefinitely, while we might want to enforce some 
(long-term) "renewal process" for consultants if we notice that records 
tend to become outdated.


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