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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Customer reference in NOTICE
Date Fri, 23 Nov 2012 07:13:20 GMT
Sorry Benson, auto correct munged your name in the mail below.

Sent from my tablet
On Nov 22, 2012 11:23 PM, "Ross Gardler" <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:

> Bensin has this right. This is a common request from funders. Until a
> coiple of yearsnago this was what I dealt with daily. I always sought to
> educate the funders.
>
> My view was always thatnthe Notice file is not for this kind of thing.
> Some projects opted for a web page with no link back. Others simply said no.
>
> Ross
>
> Sent from my tablet
> On Nov 22, 2012 1:00 AM, "Benson Margulies" <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Folks,
>>
>> It looks to me like we might be having some linguistic and cultural
>> disconnection here.
>>
>> I'm not entirely sure, but this reads to like a situation that comes
>> up in Europe from time to time, where academic funding comes with
>> requirements for acknowledgement. This doesn't make it instantly
>> legitimately here, but viewing this as a commercial enterprise
>> demanding credit is perhaps not the most illuminating view. It is also
>> possible that polite push-back to the academic partnership by the
>> Foundation could yield a resolution.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 6:55 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Presumably the company required that the person doing the work commit
>> this
>> > work or cause this work to be committed to the project.  That seems
>> like the
>> > person agreeing to this is crossing their wires a bit since Apache
>> > contribution is supposed to be on an individual level (although there
>> are
>> > plenty of examples of partisanship masquerading as personal initiative).
>> >
>> > On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Martin van den Bemt <mllist@mvdb.net>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> How is possible that a company requires the ASF to put it in the source
>> >> repository. Isn't this a community decision ?
>> >
>> >
>>
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