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Date:      Mon, 6 Aug 2012 14:48:01 +0300
From:      Yoanna Savova <>
To:        Matthew Seaman <>
Subject:   Re: Partnership query
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Hi Mathew,

Thank you very much for the explanations and support! We do provide FreeBSD
so I have filled in and submitted the form. I will be waiting for an e-mail
from your side as stated.

Thank you!
Yoanna Savova

On 6 August 2012 12:35, Matthew Seaman <> wrote:

> On 06/08/2012 09:15, Yoanna Savova wrote:
> > By way of brief introduction, my name is Yoanna Savova, part of the
> > CloudSigma team. We are interested in becoming your partners. We see
> there
> > are many hardware and software vendors enlisted on your site who offer a
> > FreeBSD product.
> > Hence, I am interested to fin out how we can do this. Shall we have a
> call
> > this week?
> Hi, Yoanna,
> Thank you very much for your interest in FreeBSD.  I think it would make
> an excellent addition to your cloud server OS offering.
> However, one thing that might not be immediately obvious: the FreeBSD
> organization is not a commercial entity.  We're a bunch of volunteers
> who build and maintain this operating system in our spare time.
> "Partnering" as such doesn't really fit with the way we work.
> Of course, you are very welcome to *use* FreeBSD and offer it as an
> option on your website.  You can just do that without needing to ask
> anyone.  Should you, or your technical team need any assistance with
> that, then feel free to ask on this or any of the more specific mailing
> lists or IRC channels: it's free, and you will generally get a pretty
> fast and accurate response, but that cannot be guaranteed contractually.
> If you do make FreeBSD part of your portfolio, then of course the
> project will be glad to add links to your company site on the Hardware
> and Software Vendors pages.  As it says on the site, simply fill out
> this PR form:
> with a HTML format paragraph of text describing your FreeBSD related
> services in the description field, set the category to 'www' and class
> to 'change-request', and add appropriate contact details.  (Most of the
> other fields in that form can be left empty as they are irrelevant to
> your particular request.)  The website should be updated with your
> details in due course.
> About the closest thing there is to a company supporting FreeBSD at the
> moment is the FreeBSD Foundation: it would probably be worth your while
> enquiring with them about how your company can benefit from supporting
> and being seen to support the FreeBSD project.
>         Cheers,
>         Matthew
> --
> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
> PGP:

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