Maybe a NetBeans field -- BeanField -- as in a field where beans are grown.
-- Johnny Muczynski 734-262-2045 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 > > >