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Re: Constant revenue source

On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 11:25:40 -0500, Stephen Frost <sfrost@snowman.net> said: 

> * Manoj Srivastava (srivasta@debian.org) wrote:
>> On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 16:33:14 -0500, Stephen Frost
>> <sfrost@snowman.net> said:
>> > * Andrew Suffield (asuffield@debian.org) wrote:
>> > Well, sure, but it's something intelligent to do w/ a consistent
>> > revenue stream that would benefit us through SPI (at least, imv).
>> >> > Additionally, Debian has funded developers to debconf before,
>> >> 
>> >> I'm not really sure that's a good idea. "Free holidays for
>> >> developers" doesn't seem like something we should be doing.
>> > Not sure I agree, I think it does benefit Debian as a whole to
>> > have our developers get to meet each other and work things out.
>> How does one select which set of developers to pay? Can we afford
>> to fly all 1000 DFD's to a common location even once?

> Simple, the DPL selects them.  We elected him, and that indicates
> that we trust his decisions on such matters as how to spend Debian
> funds in the best interest of Debian, etc.

	Hmm. I can just see DPL politics getting more vicious ...

A few hours grace before the madness begins again.
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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