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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [draft] SD Magazine: request for change
Date Sat, 19 Mar 2005 18:50:54 GMT
+1

On Mar 19, 2005, at 1:18 PM, Henri Yandell wrote:

>
> Due to the timeliness of this, I plan to send it Sunday night. Given 
> that we're on a weekend, I doubt it will be read until Monday.
>
> Any opinions?
>
> -------------
> To: kadams@cmp.com
> Cc: board@apache.org
> Subject: Tomcat 5.0 error in JOLT announcement
>
> Hi Kate,
>
> I'm writing to let you know about a serious error on your JOLT product 
> excellence awards press release, and I assume in your forthcoming June 
> 2005 issue:
>
> http://www.sdmagazine.com/pressroom/jolt_winners_2005.pdf
>
> You've incorrectly attributed Apache's Tomcat 5.0 product to "The 
> Apache Jakarta Project and leading Tomcat contributor JBoss".
>
> There are two, very big, problems with this.
>
> The first is that Apache does not have a concept of leading 
> contributors, it is completely out of sync with the very philosophies 
> that lie at the heart of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
>
> The second is that JBoss are not a contributor to Tomcat. Two Tomcat 
> committers are employed by JBoss Inc, but they commit to projects at 
> the ASF as individuals and not as members of a company. This is true 
> of all committers to the ASF, whether the company be Sun, IBM or Fred 
> Bloggs Inc.
>
> We would like to request that this be changed to:
>
> Tomcat 5.0 (The Apache Software Foundation)
>
> in both the press release (pdf url above) and the forthcoming June 
> 2005 issue.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Henri Yandell
> V.P., Apache Jakarta
>
>
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