Re: Survey proposal about the usage of money in Debian
On Mon, 24 Jan 2022, Jeremiah C. Foster wrote:
> You can find a draft of the survey here:
FTR, thanks to the feedback of Ulrike Uhlig, I merged some changes
compared to the initial version that was attached. Here are the relevant
diff --git a/2022-dd-survey/survey-content.md b/2022-dd-survey/survey-content.md
index c5be589..9a68e85 100644
@@ -76,6 +76,7 @@ What other media do you use to connect with Debian acquaintances?
* IRC (`#debian-*` on OFTC)
* IRC (other networks)
@@ -90,7 +91,7 @@ In what context(s) are you contributing to Debian?
* In both of them
-Is your current Debian involvement level sustainable in the long term?
+Is your current Debian involvement level sustainable on the long term?
@@ -109,6 +110,13 @@ Would you like to spend more time contributing to Debian?
[ Show the next question only if the person answered "In my personal life
only" to "In what context(s) are you contributing to Debian?" ]
+Are you currently working a job that pays some or all of your
+contributions to Debian?
+* Yes, some of my contributions are paid
+* Yes, all of my contributions are paid
Would you like to get a job where you can contribute to Debian ?
@@ -230,14 +238,18 @@ make up your mind.
software (e.g. dpkg, apt, debhelper, lintian, etc.)
* Paying development of new tools to experiment new workflows or new
-* Paying technical writers to improve the documentation for new
* Use Debian funds to help the Debian Project Leader (DPL) role in some
* Pay Debian contributors to complete large scale changes in a
reasonable time frame
* Pay specialist porters to support release architectures at risk of
being dropped from Debian releases due to lack of porters.
+* Paying technical writers to improve the documentation for new
+* Pay Application Managers to ensure we deal with new contributors in a
+ timely fashion
+* Pay Package Review/Sponsorship when a new contributor has been unable to
+ find a sponsor to review his work.
Assuming that Debian contributors can request "grants" to help them pursue
@@ -270,6 +282,7 @@ time to fulfill the obligations of the role? (yes/no/unsure/no opinion)
* Member of the Security team
* Member of the LTS team
* Member of the Technical Committee
+* Member of the Debian Account Managers
Are there other roles that should be funded to allow more time to fulfill