Fwd: SourceForge.net Marketplace?

Mark Doliner mark at kingant.net
Mon Apr 9 18:33:25 EDT 2007

It doesn't interest me personally.  Something tells me that there's not a big
market for selling support for an open source instant messenger.  If we were
writing a database server targeted at enterprise environments then SF
Marketplace might be a bit more tempting.


On Mon, 9 Apr 2007 18:01:34 -0400, Luke Schierer wrote
> I don't recall seeing much in the description of SF Marketplace to tempt
> me.  If we were looking for an ability to sell support, as some spam
> recently claimed I was doing, then perhaps.  But as it stands, do we
> have any interest in it?
> luke
> ----- Forwarded message from Ed Burnette <Ed.Burnette at sas.com> -----
> Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 10:33:57 -0400
> From: Ed Burnette <Ed.Burnette at sas.com>
> To: nolar at users.sourceforge.net, bpasero at users.sourceforge.net,
> 	aresgalaxy at users.sourceforge.net, lschiere at users.sourceforge.net,
> 	jjanke at users.sourceforge.net, ipavlov at users.sourceforge.net,
> 	mattr_sf at users.sourceforge.net, rvergara at users.sourceforge.net,
> 	tomyeh at users.sourceforge.net, teodord at users.sourceforge.net
> Subject: SourceForge.net Marketplace?
> Hi, I write part-time for ZDNet on open source and was intrigued by 
> SourceForge.net's new plan to allow people to buy or sell services 
> for Open Source software. As admins or developers for some of the 
> most popular projects on SourceForge.net I'm interested in your 
> thoughts on this. Do you know much about it yet? Do you plan to 
> participate? Are there any questions about it you need to have 
> answered first?
> (If you don't want your comments to be used on my blog please let me 
> know.)
> Thanks,
> --Ed
> http://blogs.zdnet.com/Burnette
> ----- End forwarded message -----

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