From: Brian Braatz (brianb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-29 09:36:02
> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of Loïc Joly
> David Abrahams a écrit :
> > I don't think we need to do that kind of diligence. If we have heard
> > from someone who we have reasonable confidence works for the company,
> > that should be enough. If a company asks us to, we can always remove
> > mention from the site. I do think it would be wrong to use a logo
> > without special permission from someone in authority, but companies
> > don't have any special right to control information about their use of
> > Boost.
> Well, I'm not sure, but I think that many companies have some very
> strict policies about how their names are used, and even more their logos.
> I use boost at work in my company. But I guess that if I told you to use
> this company name, without checking with the company lawers and the
> communication department, I would get into trouble.
> What might happen is that many small companies would agree easily, but
> very few big companies, where administrative stuff is more
> "brazil-like". I'm not sure wether seing many name I've never heard of
> and no known name would be good or bad advertising. So I suggest that
> before getting such a page online, it would be good to wait until there
> are enough names, with some well knows ones.
[Brian Braatz Writes:]
Yes. Some will have this problem. I sympathize.
Allow me to offer up that the because Adobe has released a framework that sits on top of boost that this would help the issues you raise.
Only the people who watch this list will KNOW that though. So if we had a products page, and we had a link to the adobe framework in addition to others, it might help speak to the problem of people not seeing boost as a viable path.
Btw- I found the python link fascinating.
An additional suggestion would be to have SITE MAP on boost.org. I keep seeing boost pages in these mails I never knew existed (the phyton projects page is one)
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