El Dimarts, 30 de desembre de 2014, a les 19:29:47, Bruno Coudoin va escriure: > Le 30/12/2014 18:49, Albert Astals Cid a écrit : > > El Dilluns, 22 de desembre de 2014, a les 21:00:25, Mario Fux va escriure: > >> Good morning dear KDE people > >> > >> After KDE's first fundraiser (crowdfunding attempt) in 2012  we had > >> (or > >> it's still ongoing) six more this year: > >> - For the Randa Meetings 2014  > >> - For Krita: open source digital painting | Accelerate Development  > >> - For Tupi: 2D Animation Software for Everyone!  > >> - Make the World a Better Place! - KDE End of Year 2014 Fundraising  > >> - New Unified Graphics for GCompris  > >> - Kommander  > >> > >> Money is not an easy topic > >> but avoiding it doesn't solve the problems. And if people don't know > >> about > >> certain things like that they should coordinate with KDE e.V. in the case > >> of money they won't. So it's on us to tell the community and tell new > >> members of the community. > > > > This is an interesting topic too and i wanted to bring it up for some > > time. > > > > I'd say the type of fundraiser can be split into two types: > > * KDE generic > > > > - For the Randa Meetings 2014 > > - Make the World a Better Place! - KDE End of Year 2014 Fundraising > > > > * Project specific > > > > - For Krita: open source digital painting | Accelerate Development  > > - For Tupi: 2D Animation Software for Everyone!  > > - Make the World a Better Place! - KDE End of Year 2014 Fundraising  > > - New Unified Graphics for GCompris  > > - Kommander  > > > > I'm all for specific projects doing fundraisers for their own things > > (though as said in the previous email i'd like some more coordination > > happening), don't think i'm not. > > > > But, > > > > Sometimes that projects that have had project specific fundraisers request > > funds from the KDE eV to run a sprint. > > > > KDE eV funds are not unlimited, so for me sometimes it seems that those > > projects are being a bit unfair to the rest by running their own > > fundraisers and then also asking for money from the common pot. > > > > What would people think if for those projects that have run "big" > > fundraisers (we don't want to put off people that did a 100€ fundraiser) > > the KDE eV would only sponsor part of a sprint and the rest of the money > > should come from the money they raised independently? > > Hi, > > My feeling is that projects begging for money one way or another are > either the most active or have a good plan for it. > > The rule you propose would 'punish' at KDE eV level these projects which > may be the best candidate for the requested fund. > > What concerns me is that some projects by their nature may be easier to > fund independently.
You're saying they are easier to fund independently, but they should still have access to the common pot? Seems a bit counter-intuitive to me to be honest. Cheers, Albert _______________________________________________ kde-community mailing list email@example.com https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde-community