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Re: On what we want to support: travel?

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jim(at)nasby(dot)net>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
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: 2006-11-14 17:45:08
Message-ID: 20061114174508.GB90133@nasby.net (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 08:09:03AM -0800, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 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?

Well, I read it as adding features to the backend, which there don't
seem to be a lot of independent developers left at that level... but
like I said, my glasses could be especially rose-colored. :)

I'm absolutely in favor of getting more developers, both for backend and
non-backend projects.
-- 
Jim Nasby                                            jim(at)nasby(dot)net
EnterpriseDB      http://enterprisedb.com      512.569.9461 (cell)

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