> I don't think that donations can speed up GIMP development. On the
> contrary, paying some developers for their work is more likely going to
> demotivate others.

Don't know why this shouldn't work with the GIMP projekt. This works well
for TYPO3 and Blender well too.

I would help to organize such a campaign and I would pay for it!

Zitat von Sven Neumann <s...@gimp.org>:

> On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 21:38 +0000, Sam Tygier wrote:
>> There has recently been much discussion on how long it will take to
>> finish gimp 2.8, and whether donations could speed this up.
>>
>> Krita (KDE's image manipulation program) recently asked its users for
>> ?3000 to sponsor one of their old GSOC students to work for 3 months.
>> they raised over ?4000 quite quickly. [0]
>>
>> I am sure GIMP could raise a similar amount of money with out to much
>> trouble, and has plenty of old GSOC students to call on. 3 months of
>> work would make a pretty big shift in release time.
>
> We wouldn't have to try to raise that money. There's a steady stream of
> donations coming in and we could easily spend twice that money on a
> developer if we wanted to do that. But at least so far we have always
> come to the conclusion that we don't want developers to work on GIMP for
> money.
>

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