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Re: On what we want to support: travel?

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jim(at)nasby(dot)net>
Cc: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Chris Browne <cbbrowne(at)acm(dot)org>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: On what we want to support: travel?
Date: 2006-11-09 16:09:03
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On Thu, 2006-11-09 at 01:31 -0600, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 10:53:16AM +0100, Michael Meskes wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 04:27:13PM -0400, Chris Browne wrote:
> > > > It surprised me to notice that there appears to be no interest in
> > > > funding developers.
> > > 
> > > The trouble with that is that it's a much "lumpier" thing to try to
> > > arrange.
> > > ...
> > 
> > How about a bounty system, where you describe work to be done and give a
> > fixed price or the implementation and people can apply for this job?
> 
> Maybe my glasses are especially rose-colored, but I think there's
> plenty-enough core developers that are employed by commercial PostgreSQL
> companies so that anyone who wants to fund development of a specific
> feature can do so.

Sure, but why shouldn't we help independent developers also contribute
who can?

Joshua D. Drake

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