|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|
|Cc:||Richard Hughes <hughsient-AT-gmail.com>, foundation-list <foundation-list-AT-gnome.org>, Bastien Nocera <hadess-AT-hadess.net>|
On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 5:15 AM, Emily Gonyer <email@example.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 _______________________________________________ foundation-list mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list
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