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Re: what to do with a donation?

From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: what to do with a donation?
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 14:51:55 +0100 (CET)

> From: Luis Garcia Alanis <address@hidden>
> Date: 27 Jan 2002 17:28:24 +0000
> Well, 
> You can ask for some HW, like palms, and stuff like that and make
> contest's, like bug squashing, implementation of a new widget, or speed
> improvement on Appkit, and whom evers does best takes the price.
> the judge can be an external person that knows about this, like from
> stepwise, stone design..... he can get the review of what each did and
> judge who earns the price :)
> That works well on (GNOME) evolution, gnumeric bug hunting and feature
> improvements.
> :)
> what do you think?

Good idea. Probably the most efficient.

> On Tue, 2002-01-22 at 04:01, Adam Fedor wrote:
> > A company has asked if they could donate something (of monetary value, 
> > not developer time unfortunately), to GNUstep. They already give to the 
> > FSF. They just wanted to do something extra for GNUstep.
> > 
> > My question is what should that be? It could be almost anything - more 
> > of a thank you for a good job than an expectation of more work.
> > 
> > Perhaps:
> > 
> > - Extra hardware for our web site provider who already does a thankless job?
> > 
> > - More recognition (perhaps a testimonial?) for GNUstep.
> > 
> > - Perhaps even dinner out for the core developers at FOSDEM :-)

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