> 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.  >> >> 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. > > > > Sven > > > _______________________________________________ > Gimp-developer mailing list > Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU > https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer > _______________________________________________ Gimp-developer mailing list Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer