[pydotorg-www] New PSF pending sponsor member: Hood Media GmbH - Please add to Website

Pat Campbell patcam at python.org
Fri Jul 13 16:08:17 CEST 2012

Hi Pydotorg team:

Could you please add the new pending PSF sponsor member logo for Globo.com,
to the sponsor web page http://www.python.org/psf/.

Their company logo is attached to this email also a link to their company
is <http://www.hood.de>www.globo.com.

If you have any questions, please let me know.

Thanks in advance,

On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Igor Maciel Macaubas
<igor at corp.globo.com>wrote:

> Hi Brian,
> Bellow is the text we submitted to the PSF board to candidate to be a
> sponsoring member.
> Please let me know if it's enough. Attached you can also find Globo.com's
> logo in EPS/PDF high-resolution format.
> If I may ask, I'd like to take a look at the text before it's published,
> is this possible?
> *1. Why do you/Globo.com want to join the PSF?*
> Globo.com is the internet-arm of Organizações Globo - the largest
> mass-media group in the South America, and the 2nd largest in the
> World. Globo.com is responsible to format and distribute on the internet
> all the content produced by the more than 20 different TV channels owned by
> the group. We are basically a software development-shop, with more than 150
> developers and hundreds of projects being coded every day. We've been
> using Python and Django since 2008, and more than 70% of our codebase is
> written in Python/Django. We are also very enthusiastic about open-source,
> and we've been supporting many conferences, projects and open-source
> initiatives, with both manpower (github.com/globocom, to see some ofour
> company-funded open-source projects - the most notable ones are lettuce,
> pyccuraccy and splinter) and financial support. We've also have been a
> great partner of the Brazilian Pythoncommunity, and we've been supporting
> the Brazilian Python Conference in any way possible since we've started
> using Python. Basically, the main reason we want to become a sponsoring
> member of the PSF is to give even more back to the community, as we
> recognize this relationship as a win-win.
> *
> *
> *2. How do you//Globo.com use Python?*
> We use python to power our websites, and we've very big websites - both
> codebase-wise and traffic-wise. Our front-page (www.globo.com), is 100%
> in python, and gets more than 50 million unique users per month, and more
> than 500 million pageviews - and this is only one of our 4python-powered
> Internet properties. We use python and python-based tools in every single
> stepof our development lifecycle - development, deployment, monitoring,
> testing, and so on. We've also been contributing with various
> open-source python projects, and our team enjoys to speak about python in
> many conferences as well. A few examples of python-based stuff that we
> heavily use: cherryPy, Tornadoweb, Gunicorn, flask, pyunit, lettuce,
> pyccuraccy, splinter, pymongo, pytest, bolacha, pip,
> fabric, simple-db-migrate, pyquery, sphinx, among many, many more
> other python projects, frameworks and tools.
> Atenciosamente,
> Igor Macaubas
> --
> igor at corp.globo.com
> +55(21)2483-6499
> +55(21)7821-6433
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 1:23 AM, Brian Curtin <brian at python.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 5:12 PM, Igor Maciel Macaubas
>> <igor at corp.globo.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > As instructed by Pat Campbell in the message bellow, I'd like to
>> request a
>> > news item in the python.org home page about Globo.com's approval in the
>> > process to become a member.
>> >
>> > Could you please advise which would be the next steps in having this?
>> Igor,
>> Could you provide me with a paragraph or two on what Globo does and
>> how you use Python there? I'll write something up and get it
>> published.
>> Brian Curtin

Pat Campbell
PSF Administrator/Secretary
patcam at python.org
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