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From Niall Pemberton <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Apache Geode (incubating)
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:47:58 GMT
On Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 12:26 AM, Justin Mclean <>

> Hi,
> One way of seeing if the project is ready to graduate would be to check if
> the PPMC are managing the brand correctly.
> A cursory look shows that IMO it could be a little bit better. For
> instance  [1] mentions Apache once but has no trademark attribution or
> mention of ASF.

This is a page about Gemfire, not Geode. It mentions Geode 3 times and the
main one is the largest font "In-Memory Data Grid powered by Apache Geode".
The other two are links are to blog posts - one of which was prior to
entering incubation (their press release about donating to Geode to the

I take your point about the trademark attribution and will raise it.

> The German version of the page has no mention of Apache [6], and some
> attribution here would also be nice [7].

The German page is about Gemfire, not Geode and the only reference are the
two links to the two blog post mentioned above. AIUI Vendors don't have to
metion Apache when talking about their own product.

> But in other places it’s better like the blogs [2][5] (and more) and here
> [4] telling people where to go for support.
> Why is the documentation here [3] MIT licensed and copyright Pivotal? I
> assume this is just out of date and should be removed or redirect / point
> people to the new documentation?

The docs have now been donated to the ASF and are checked into the ASF Git
repo  - the ones you're pointing to are the old ones.


> Of course the PPMC may be aware of these issues and working on them.
> Thanks,
> Justin
> 1.
> 2.
> ing-contributor-of-project-geode
> 3.
> 4.
> an-I-get-support-for-Geode-
> 5.
> real-world-use-cases-for-an-in-memory-data-grid
> 6.
> 7.
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