Maybe a NetBeans field -- BeanField -- as in a field where beans are grown.


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Johnny Muczynski
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On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 12:13 PM Ashton Hogan <ashtonho...@ymail.com.invalid>
wrote:

> I like it, I like it a lot. Let's do it!
>
> On Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 17:01:20 GMT, Geertjan Wielenga <
> geertjan.wiele...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>
> Thanks for the enthusiasm. :-) As an Apache project, NetBeans will not be
> able to earn money directly -- all money coming into Apache goes to the
> foundation as a whole:
>
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/sponsorship.html
>
> However, potentially, there could be an organization that we set up
> together comparable to Tomitribe (tomitribe.com), i.e., Apache TomEE (
> tomee.apache.org) has an external organization that provides support and
> so on -- and also receives money. I.e., we could have a NetBeans Tribe or
> something like that, which could offer advanced features or maybe fix bugs
> on demand or something like that, in exchange for money.
>
> Just a thought, though something for the future, if at all.
>
> Gj
>
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 5:50 PM, Ashton Hogan <
> ashtonho...@ymail.com.invalid> wrote:
>
> Hi all
>
> Like all of you, I use NetBeans to build my own projects. Lately I've
> noticed a particular competitor IDE being demanded more on job specs and
> wondered how they managed to grow so big so quick. Turns out they sell
> licenses as well as offering a free version. I, myself, as a user feel
> guilty benefitting as much as I do from NetBeans and never having to pay a
> dime for it, even though I would absolutely do so in a heartbeat given the
> opportunity. Is there any way that NetBeans can make some income to support
> its longevity?
>
> Thanks
> Ashton
>
>
>

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