Just a quick note, unsolicited emails, or spam as it is commonly known is indeed a crime in some jurisdictions. And in almost every one it is against convention.
I'm not going to respond to the rest of your email which reads as a personal fight between you and other Indian Koha developers/companies. Please leave this kind of email off the list in future. And if you plan to continue to send unsolicited emails to people then I think the request to remove the listing should stand Chris On 9 August 2017 5:58:37 AM NZST, "Sudhir Gandotra @ Kalculate" <sud...@kalculate.com> wrote: >Dear Jonathan Druart, > >I am rather surprised to note this mail. > >The only mail that I see from you to me was as below : > >================================================= >Jonathan Druart <jonathan.dru...@bugs.koha-community.org> >May 17 >to koha >Dear Sudhir Gandotra, > >You are receiving this email because you are listed as a paid support >company on the Koha community website (https://koha-community.org/su >pport/paid-support). > >We are updating the list of paid support companies for Koha on our >community website. Please, after reading this email, either hit reply >or >complete the form mentioned below to confirm you are still an active >support company. > >The next development cycle of Koha (17.11) is going to start before the >month of May is out. >Over the next 6 months we will be building the latest, even more >awesome, >release of Koha. We strongly believe that having everybody involved is >fundamental to achieving this. > >We want to build a task force and for that, we need to know who can >commit >time and effort that we can count on, in order to estimate the goals we >can >reach. >Even if you have never been involved in the Koha community but are >using >Koha, you can help us by committing just a few hours each month: >library workers or support companies can contribute massively by >providing >feedback, testing patches, contributing to the documentation or by >getting >involved in other specific tasks. Even if you do not know how to code >you >can help shape the next release and improve Koha. >If you want to help, or if you have specific requests for this release, >please let us know by completing this form: > > > https://framaforms.org/ready-to-help-the-koha-community-1493918217 < > >Just a couple of hours per month dedicated to the project is a huge >help! > >Best regards, >Jonathan Druart on behalf of the Koha community > >================================================= > >I have not replied to it, as I am usually been travelling extensively >for >the last 12 months, but, within our team, we are discussing as to how >we >can take this forward and start contributing to the Koha community in >future, starting in next few months. > >*On the other hand, I would like to share the following with you :* > >As duly acknowledged by the Koha community here, we are the entity >(then >known as Indserve Infotech Pvt. Ltd.) that introduced Koha in India >with >the first commercially done Koha implementation at Delhi Pubic Library, >in >2007-08, for which I can show you the formal purchase order also. >Its another story that our trainee-engineer, who was trained by us on >this >project, left us, cheated us, took away the clients we were negotiating >and >harmed our work seriously, went to another company and is active on >Koha >even now. >We were forced to lie low for a while (due to illegal actions of a >large >MNC against us) and restarted our activities in a big way again in >2010, >and after creating over 165 clients across 15 countries, have now taken >Koha to new level, whereby we are offering the complete services free >of >cost and this is taking us places. > >The amount of publicity, growth and expansion that we have done with >Koha >is tremendous when you see the number of clients, the spread of these >clients, and their support to us because of un-breaking services. > >I am aware that people like Vinod Mishra and some others are quiet >jealous >of us and now with these free services, they are, possibly, afraid of >losing their business. And, because of this, they find all kinds of >excuses >of speaking against us with clients and here also on the list. > >I see no reason for deleting our name, because, caused by such negative >people, it will only give bad name to the whole of community, a cause >to >which we have given our full support form the very beginning. And, >moreover, we have done nothing against Koha. Rather, with the number of >libraries to our credit, we are among the biggest providers of Koha >services. > >To promote our services, we do send mails to libraries and in that >process, >the mail went to mycpl.org also. Owen Leonard felt bad about it, wrote >to >me, and I replied to him with my apologies, as our intentions have >solely >been to promote Koha. However, there is no law or convention that says >that >a Koha service provider cannot send promotional mails to libraries. >Please >help me understand this point better, if I am missing something. > >I will not speak against any of them, as, that is neither my style, nor >am >I person driven by fears. > >Being a Humanist, I am aware that I need to contribute to the good of >this >world, that has given me my life and everything else that I have and I >am >very happy contributing to Linux and Koha in my own way. >*I have not done much, with my more than 400 Libraries to my credit, I >wonder if this is negligible.* > >And, for that "crime" (if that's how these people will prefer to term >it), >as its being labelled by some ignorant ones, if you think Koha >community >will be happier without me on the list, let's set the new standards. > >I am quiet aware that Koha is a community thing and fortunately not a >personal property of anyone, and due to that fact alone, it is >important, >that, as a Community, we set the highest standards, which are not >driven by >the fears of a few ignorant ones, but by the bold-selfless actions of >those >who do for the society. > >I look forward to hearing from you on this. > >I assure you that, very soon, you will find me increasingly active on >the >list. > >By the way, my request of adding my new company "Best Book Buddies" to >the >list of service providers is pending for around a year. > >Sudhir Gandotra >www.bestbookbuddies.com >+91-9810120918 > >On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 6:37 PM, Jonathan Druart < >jonathan.dru...@bugs.koha-community.org> wrote: > >> I have sent them several emails and they never answered. They are >already >> on my list of companies to remove from the list. >> >> Cheers, >> Jonathan >> >> On Fri, 4 Aug 2017 at 08:56 Owen Leonard <oleon...@myacpl.org> wrote: >> >> > Has anyone else received spam from "BestBookBuddies - an >Initiative >> > of: OpenLX Technologies Pvt. Ltd." ? They recently spammed me and >> > everyone else on my library's contact page. >> > >> > If it were up to me they would be removed from the list of paid >> > support providers, but I don't think the rules explicitly forbid >> > sending spam. >> > >> > -- Owen >> > >> > -- >> > Web Developer >> > Athens County Public Libraries >> > http://www.myacpl.org >> > _______________________________________________ >> > Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org >> > Koha@lists.katipo.co.nz >> > https://lists.katipo.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/koha >> > >> _______________________________________________ >> Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org >> Koha@lists.katipo.co.nz >> https://lists.katipo.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/koha >> > > > >-- >*Kind Regards** with Season's Greetings,* >*Sudhir Gandotra |* >* C. E. O.* >*OpenLX Technologies Pvt. Ltd.,* >*Regd. 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