sponsored vs volunteers
mmcgrath at redhat.com
Tue Apr 24 21:52:42 UTC 2007
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Mike McGrath wrote:
>> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>> Bill Nottingham wrote:
>>>> Rahul Sundaram (sundaram at fedoraproject.org) said:
>>>>> In a simplied form: Whether you are paid to do some work in Fedora
>>>>> or not.
>>>> Even if someone is paid to work on some part of Fedora, that
>>>> doesn't mean
>>>> they're paid for all their contributions to Fedora. For example, I
>>>> *think* that Red Hat is explicitly paying Jens to maintain Haskell
>>>> for Gtk+.
>>> This is precisely why having a field with this information per
>>> package in the package database is useful.
>> This sounds like bloat to me. While this is something we could do,
>> is it really something we should?
> I think it is useful to understand the nature of contributions. It has
> some up several times before in various discussions that we had in the
> past about strength of the Fedora community and vendor participation.
So I should log in to the package database and click yes I'm being paid
to do this or no I'm know being paid to do this? Whats the default?
Where can I find these various discussions?
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