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From Sandeep Dixit <sdi...@ohioedge.com>
Subject Re: Open letter to the Derby community
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:08:37 GMT
I would be interested!

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Thanks,
Sandeep Dixit
440-423-0700

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On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:04 PM, mike matrigali <mikemapp1@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Derby users,
>
> Those of you who also monitor postings on the derby-dev mailing list may
> have noticed a dramatic decline in activity over the past several months.
> That is because Derby's two corporate sponsors, Oracle and IBM, have
> significantly reduced their investment in Derby.
>
> Contributors do continue to monitor and field questions posted to the
> Derby mailing lists. Committers, in their spare time, do continue to help
> polish and commit patches which other contributors submit. Committers do
> continue to support contributions through the Google Summer of Code
> program. However, subsidized feature development and intensive bug-fixing
> have tapered off.
>
> Some committers would be happy to form a company which sells Derby
> support. Naturally, this depends on whether there is sufficient interest on
> the part of Derby users. If you are interested, then please contact Mike
> Matrigali and Rick Hillegas (see the email addresses cc'd above). Feel free
> to contact us even if your support requirements are tentative, future needs
> rather than immediate ones.
>
> We are sorry to be the bearers of this bad news.
>
> Best regards,
> Mike Matrigali (mikemapp1@gmail.com) and Rick Hillegas (
> rick.hillegas@gmail.com)
>
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> email:    Mike Matrigali - mikemapp1@gmail.com
> linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/MikeMatrigali
>
>

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