sivan at omniqueue
Feb 26, 2011, 10:45 AM
Post #2 of 3
Re: Should there be a Community Fund to provide a war chest?
[In reply to]
On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 6:48 PM, Andrew Flegg <andrew [at] bleb> wrote:
> Although Quim (and my) opinion is that maemo.org funding wouldn't
> immediately disappear, a number of people have been pushing that the
> Council should create, and manage, a fund which would be available for
> use. Example usages might include:
> * Paying for (reduced) hosting costs in the event of Nokia pulling the plug.
> * Purchasing hardware if the device queue dries up from Nokia.
> * Rewarding key contributors (e.g. an annual prize)
> What do people think? Obviously it'd be something for the next council
> to consider and comment on during the election; rather than pushed
> through in a final "lame duck" session from the current Council ;-)
> The proposal, based on posts from Daniel Sandman and Luca Maneos can
> be seen here:
> Comments, as ever, welcome.
> Thanks in advance,
>  http://wiki.maemo.org/Fremantle_Developer_Device_Queue
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