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From Heidi Dehaes <info.ola...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: A New Initiative
Date Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:33:33 GMT
Hello Pierre,

It will definitely broaden the market for ofbiz users.
It will be very clear to overview easily all components which can be used.

Perhaps people will have the idea that Ofbiz is much more than the core out
of the box.


Olagos bvba
Heidi Dehaes
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E-mail : info.olagos@gmail.com

2015-08-31 8:47 GMT+02:00 Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com>:

> Hi All,
> While I was enjoying my summer vacation in Italy my thoughts also wandered
> regarding OFBiz more particularly toward what more could be done to
> increase the visibility of OFBiz with respect to (potential) adopters,
> while simultaneously support the contributors.
> My thoughts went into the direction that we all, and the parties exploring
> OFBiz could benefit from a setup (call it a marketplace) where both open
> source contributors and 3rd party solution providers can showcase their
> add-ons, extensions and solution replacements. Some of our competitors also
> have such a marketplace set up for promotion (e.g. ODOO with
> https://www.odoo.com/apps).
> This OFBiz Extensions Marketplace (OEM) is not intended to function as a
> code repository, like Github, Sourceforge and others are offering. In stead
> it should be regarded as something like the Yellow Pages, surrounding the
> available solutions (i.e. links to profiles of the creators/maintainers,
> links to the code repository in the case of a 3rd party OFBiz extension,
> licensed under a liberal licence).
> It will not only create more visibility of the OFBiz contributors (those
> who showcase those add-ons, extension and other solutions), but is will
> also provide an opportunity for OFBiz System Integrators and other Solution
> and Service providers with another means to reach their target audiences
> and drive traffic to their websites.
> Over the coming weeks I will continue this initiative and start
> implementing this OFBiz Extensions Marketplace in a hosted environment.
> Of course, I appreciate your feedback and suggestions. If you have any,
> please feel free to send me a email directly.
> Best regards,
> Pierre Smits
> *ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>*
> Services & Solutions for Cloud-
> Based Manufacturing, Professional
> Services and Retail & Trade
> http://www.orrtiz.com

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