sponsored vs volunteers

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Tue Apr 24 21:20:48 UTC 2007

Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Bill Nottingham wrote:
>> Rahul Sundaram (sundaram at fedoraproject.org) said:
>>> In a simplied form: Whether you are paid to do some work in Fedora 
>>> or not.
>> Even if someone is paid to work on some part of Fedora, that doesn't 
>> mean
>> they're paid for all their contributions to Fedora. For example, I don't
>> *think* that Red Hat is explicitly paying Jens to maintain Haskell 
>> bindings
>> for Gtk+.
> This is precisely why having a field with this information per package 
> in the package database is useful.

This sounds like bloat to me.  While this is something we could do, is 
it really something we should?


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