regarding OpenHAB + business / commercial use including the logo:
I see 3 membership types (sustaining, ordinarly, legal entity). Comparing to e. g. Axis Communications and their “Axis Certified Professional”, they allow to use their Certified Professional logo on commercial websites as long as one such certified professional is employed. Other logos exist, e. g. for authorized partners, silver / gold / platinum partners and solution providers. It is simply decorating the logo with a footer text and defining its meaning.
Without knowing all the details, short to mid term I am very interested to use the OpenHAB logo on a commercial website (www. + shop.smartgart.com) and offer services around that platform in conjunction with Asterisk. Namely, this is signalling actuator + sensor activity via OpenHAB + Asterisk in tandem on telephones using a dynamic telephone book. I. e. …
- dial a number from the phone book to turn on a light or
- dial a number to set state (“armed home”, “arm off”) or
- receive a call at night from a motion sensor (originating from a virtual telephone number with a named / image-decorated phone book entry)
… all via OpenHAB/Asterisk.
I can afford the 10 EUR / month for the ordinary member (thanks for the nonprofit hint), but short term I cannot afford the 50 EUR.
Asterisk has training materials online and a certification path; I currently look into these. OpenHAB could try to somehow allow for distillation of tutorial-style information to be extracted from forum or wikis. Google has something similar to this for teaching AdWords, however it ends quite bulky.