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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: Marketing events
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2012 19:24:11 GMT

On 12-10-09, at 15:07 , Rob Weir <> wrote:

> For 3rd party fundraising, we would need to tread very carefully here,
> in terms of trademark use, avoiding appearance of affiliation or
> endorsement, etc.  We can't have an outside group raising and spending
> money on behalf of an ASF project, claiming to speak for the ASF
> project at conferences, using a name that suggests affiliation with
> the ASF project, especially an exclusive relation, etc.  So I have
> serious doubts that an outside organization, with these constraints,
> would have much luck raising funds.

Fun to be snarky here. 

But I'll refrain.

We've gone over this terrain before, as Ian pointed out. We can manage the care and details.
The point I wanted to make related to the relation between AOO/Apache and the entity.

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