[IAEP] Working with a commercial entity.
dr at jones.dk
Mon May 17 17:50:28 EDT 2010
On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 12:43:19PM -0500, David Farning wrote:
>One consideration is that these deployment specific issues are often
>boring -- stuff like bug fixes. As such we are paying the developers
>the going rate rate for developers in their country or region. This
>brings three advantages:
>1. The deployment issues are fixed.
>2. These fixes are pushed upstream for inclusion into Sugar.
>3. There is a growing pool of skilled developers, with knowledge of
>how to work with the Sugar community, co-located with deployment
Another (quite related) consideration is the risk of discouraging
similar volunteer efforts. This brings (at least) two disadvantages:
1. Increasing the gap between developers and users.
2. Encumbering the project with (more) discrete communiction.
* Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
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