[ZWeb] Zope Corp attribution placement

Paul Everitt paul@zope.com
Thu, 11 Apr 2002 11:07:47 -0400

This is certainly an intersting thread...

If others are interested in financially committing to zope.org (either 
through direct money or through firmly committed manhours), then we can 
open up that discussion.  I agree that, to achieve this, we might need 
to recast the ZC attribution to attract other sponsors.

However, until other sponsors show up, any change in placement needs to 
end up with the same amount of prominence that you see on the current 


Trevor Toenjes wrote:
>>On the other hand, Zope Corp are providing the hardware for the site,
>>and sponsor Zope generally, so will rightly want a prominent placement
>>on the page.
> A prominently placed "Sponsored by" box could actually highlight Zope Corp
> more.
> But we could also use this to re-enforce a benefit for the community.
> I think Zope Corp. is trying to get other larger development companies to
> contribute resources to develop Zope, so could it say "Sponsors"?, with ZC
> on top, and then an explanation about how other companies can Sponsor
> Zope.org or companies that have paid for Sprints, etc (have there been
> any?).  Those companies can be listed under ZC.
> And info on how companies can be listed as sponsors.
>>Could we fit it into the 'What is Zope' paragraph, in bold, e.g.
>>  "Zope is an open source application server sponsored by *Zope
>>  Corporation*..."
> This is the easier way.  :)
>>This is Paul's call, I think.
> Yes, I think we need his buy-in.
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