Thank you for your help!
jannis at xfce.org
Thu Sep 11 18:07:28 CEST 2008
Am Thu, 11 Sep 2008 17:50:07 +0200
schrieb Moritz Heiber <moe at xfce.org>:
> On Thu, 11 Sep 2008 12:30:12 +0200
> Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:
> > I've made some thoughts about making Xfce join a non-profit umbrella
> > organization maybe but we'll have need to discuss this in more
> > detail. After all the feedback I received so far, I can only agree
> > with you. However, it doesn't end with having a donation system
> > available. We also need a clear strategy on what to do with them.
> > There are a lot of possible uses for money be it taking part in
> > conferences, organizing Xfce meetings or even set up some kind of
> > bounty system for little features we would love to have but don't
> > have the time to work on. This also needs discussion of course. The
> > reason I received so much feedback might be that I had a clear goal
> > and people knew exactly what they were contributing to.
> Note: foo-projects.org is supposed to become a non-profit organization
> in the near future acting as the exact same umbrella you just
> described. I know it has been a long time since FOSDEM 2005 (where we
> discussed this topic in detail amongst the developers) .. yet, the
> plans are about to turn into reality.
Are they? I haven't heard anything about any progress ever since I got
involved. Please let me know if there are any plans to discuss this
matter in more detail any time soon - I'd like to take part in that.
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