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Re: Board of Directors Elections 2014 - Candidacy - Emily Gonyer

From:  Stormy Peters <stormy.peters-AT-gmail.com>
To:  Emily Gonyer <emilyyrose-AT-gmail.com>
Subject:  Re: Board of Directors Elections 2014 - Candidacy - Emily Gonyer
Date:  Wed, 21 May 2014 05:21:13 -0600
Message-ID:  <CAJHV1TA6oHHG+KCpWD79xti1f6iW4iC2F5H4EfG5m5OSARm5_Q@mail.gmail.com>
Cc:  Richard Hughes <hughsient-AT-gmail.com>, foundation-list <foundation-list-AT-gnome.org>, Bastien Nocera <hadess-AT-hadess.net>
Archive-link:  Article

On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 5:15 AM, Emily Gonyer <emilyyrose@gmail.com> wrote:

> Of course people should be able to be paid to work on free software.
> That's great. But when one or two large companies pay the majority of
> developers, it becomes hard to argue that it is still a 'community
> led' project, let alone one which is independent. And that's where
> GNOME is right now.
>

If you are afraid that one entity has too much influence, you can recruit
other companies to invest as much.

The other option mentioned is the Wikimedia option. I believe they only
collect donations from individuals. However, as far as I know, they never
had other organizations paying people's salaries, so I don't know if that's
an option for GNOME.

Stormy
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