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Re: Question to all candidates: financing of development


On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 17:52:33 +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Mar 2010, Margarita Manterola wrote:
> > However, if it's seen as a "Debian" thing, instead of an external
> > thing like GSoC is, then it might lead to some resentment from the
> > side of the people that don't get any money for their work.
> How can you avoid this? If you request donations for a specific purpose
> (projects improving Debian), how can you avoid being seen as a Debian
> thing?
Compare "Random Joe Developer is soliciting funding for his debian work"
vs "Debian is soliciting funding for Random Joe Developer's debian
work".  The former is fine IMO, has no risk of being seen as a "Debian"
thing, and can be done without involving the DPL or anyone besides
Random Joe.

Why do you think Debian as a project, or the DPL, should be involved in


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