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Re: Google ads on debian.org

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 13:49:20 -0600, John Hasler <jhasler@debian.org> said: 

> Stephen Frost writes:
>> Interesting question, I imagine it would have to be SPI on behalf
>> of Debian.

> But which specific individual would do the selling?  It would
> involve a significant amount of work even if as much as possible was
> contracted out.

>> That's an interesting point.  I guess what I was thinking was more
>> like "would Debian/SPI be willing to set up the mechanism to allow
>> for pay-per-bug".  One of the options of that, on a per-developer
>> basis, could be "do you want the funds to go to you, or be a
>> donation to SPI?".

> If companies want to pay DDs directly for fixing bugs, that's fine.
> However, I don't think Debian should ever disburse money to
> developers for doing Debian software work.  -- John Hasler

	Hmm. How hard is it to introduce bugs that one would
 subsequently get paid to "fix"?

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