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Re: Questions from the Subversion 1.6 Preview event in Berlin

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 23:52:25 -0500

Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com> writes:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
>> (By the way, we've not had a really good plan for what to do with
>> donations to the SVN Corp.  We'd probably get a lot more donations if we
>> did; it might work for SVN Corp to fund development, just would have to
>> be thought through carefully...)
>
> Besides reiterating my belief that SVN Corp shouldn't even exist at
> all as a separate entity, I would be opposed to having SVN Corp
> funding development. My experience with open-source organizations
> trying to fund development has been a big fat zero with lots of
> negative follow-on effects for the community. -- justin

Okay.

Note that this doesn't stop anyone else who wants to organize
collaborative funding for some development effort -- and I'd certainly
encourage anyone to do that (and donors to donate to it).

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