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From: Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o>
Subject: Re: genux and donations etc
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2005 18:55:28 +0200
On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 09:42:36AM -0500, Deedra Waters wrote:
> I figured that this would be a good place to send this since they are
> looking at hiring more then the 3 devs they've already hired for gentoo,
> as well as making a lot more donations then the hardware and money
> they've donated.
> 
> As a board member, I'm interested in the feedback of other trustees such
> as concerns, etc.

In the spirit of "better late than never":

I don't see any problem with this. After all, you're just asking for
talented developers to think about a certain position in a company - nothing
wrong with that.

There is some concern amongst some developers about Gentoo's "position" as
an independent distribution, but I'm sure that this is overrated: what good
would our distribution be if a company offering support for Gentoo wouldn't
hire Gentoo developers :)

Of course, there is some speculation about Gentoo's fame when we would start
creating a list of "available" developers, but that's another discussion
that's already held on -dev (or was it -core, can't remember).

Wkr,
      Sven Vermeulen

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