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Re: [HACKERS] Seeking Mentors for Funded Reviewers

From: Richard Broersma <richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-rrreviewers(at)postgresql(dot)org, postgres hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Seeking Mentors for Funded Reviewers
Date: 2011-01-26 15:48:36
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On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 7:38 AM, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> wrote:


> I'm thinking that we should consider *very* carefully before we
> introduce payments into what had been an all-volunteer effort.  You
> may get people to do things they might not otherwise have done, but
> you'll also make people wonder whether they should be volunteering at
> all.
>
> Offhand, I'd say this is a really bad idea.<http://www.postgresql.org/about/donate>


Wow, I hadn't considered this.

But I'm reminded of GSOC, which is essentially doing something similar.  Has
this effect already taken place among the volunteering patch writers?

-- 
Regards,
Richard Broersma Jr.

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