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From "Antonio Petrelli" <>
Subject Re: Feature sponsorship proposal
Date Tue, 08 Apr 2008 11:54:22 GMT
2008/4/8, Niall Pemberton <>:
> Would be good to clear this with the PRC - I seem to recall a similar
> discussion where a project was crediting a company for a couple of
> free licenses and someone from the PRC pointed out that it might upset
> the official ASF sponsors[1] if they other companies were seen to be
> getting recognition without donating hard cash.

There are other ways of "donation" than simple cash, and IMHO all
contributors deserve a mention.
For example, take, where every patch is "assimilated" into
the codebase with no credit at all (at least in Apache the contribution is
recorded somewhere).
Probably a "Credits" file inside the distribution is enough, or better, a
page similar to the "Volunteers" page (without all the stories :-) ) could
show our wish to thank all the people who contribute.


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