Re: Using money to fund real Debian work
On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 10:16:07AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Jérôme Marant wrote:
> > > > > hard on getting Debian better be funded similarily? I know that
> > > > > several people have lost their motivation to work on Debian as before
> > > > > (yes, others will hate me for writing this again) because of this.
> > > > > Some developers ask themselves already why they should work on some
> > > > > tasks, when others are to be paid for their Debian work, and they have
> > > > > other obligations as well.
> > > >
> > > > You never loose your motivation because some developers get paid
> > > > to work on Debian tasks, unless you're jealous.
> > >
> > > So?
> > It's not Dunc Tank's fault if your jealous.
> Hmm, maybe it is because the developer is jealous on/of somebody
> being directly or indirectly paid by the project while they are
Which is why the paiement should have come from the debian funds. It would
have been order's of magnitude more useful ways to handle this money, than
letting it enrich US banks, or paying for vacations, ... err travel, for a few
select DDs, whose choice is at least as suspect as what is happening here.