On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 7:58 PM,  weskaggs wrote:

> I think it would be impossible to give any sort of full answer to this
> without
> more information. Are you talking about a level of support that would:
>
> 1) allow somebody like Sven or Mitch to work full-time on a project if
> they wanted to

Probably no, but I will have a clearer picture by the end of the month.

> or 2) allow somebody like Sven or Mitch to work on it part-time

Yes, that's what we have in mind

> or 3) bring in an inexperienced person to work full time for a while

Possible, but not really great (just in case, I do think of successful
past GSoC students as of experienced persons).

> or 4) support multiple people working nearly-full-time for an extended
> perior

Yes, depends on their skills

> or 5) support a student over a few months, like GSOC?

This is possible too, except I'm talking about several *ambitious*
projects, which probably are not something in the lines of usual GSoC
level tasks.

> Quite obviously the sort of project that would be feasible depends on
> which of these scenarios you have in mind.

I don't see a reason why there couldn't be a combination of 2 and 4
(and 5) cases, if that would fit development cycle and usability
team's schedule.

Alexandre
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