[Kolab-devel] Company Credits in About and Webpages
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Tue Jul 13 12:35:51 CEST 2004
On Tuesday 13 July 2004 12:31, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 July 2004 09:41, Stephan Buys wrote:
> > I have to agree with Martin. Although I respect the Free Software
> > Foundation immensely I think these requirement are over-strict for our
> > purposes...
> But that was the point of my proposal,
> to get official "advertisment" from the kolab.org webpages
> for companies that do not cleary contribute back in code or money,
> you need to fullfil the strict criteria.
> Otherwise the companies that contribute or are completley
> dedicated to Free Software are at a disadvantages.
In this case I agree and support this. But you might want to specify that they
at least do something related to Kolab as well...
> > On Monday 12 July 2004 19:22, Martin Konold wrote:
> > > Am Montag, 12. Juli 2004 16:13 schrieb Bernhard Reiter:
> > > > On Friday 09 July 2004 07:40, Stephan Buys wrote:
> > > > > On Thursday 08 July 2004 17:34, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > > > > > If we would ever list companies not actively involved with Kolab
> > > > > > development I think they should be measured towards the GNU
> > > > > > Business Network criteria (still in draft).
> > > > >
> > > > > Do you have a link to this? It seems the most sensible route to go...
> > > >
> > > > http://mail.fsfeurope.org/pipermail/gnubiz-disc/2000-December/000014.ht
> > > >ml
> > >
> > > Thanks for the pointer. IMHO the guidelines are too strict for our
> > > purposes.
> > >
> > > E.g. why exclude a company which also does support proprietary software
> > > (Postgres/Oracle clase)?
> PostgreSQL is Free Software, so it would fit the criteria.
> A company that actively supports Oracle is not a Free Software company,
> no need for the Kolab project to advertise for them when we have companies
> that contribute significantly or completely do Free Software databases
> like PostgreSQL, MySQL or Firebird.
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