Re: [kde-community] KDE fundraisers and things we've learned

2015-01-01 Thread Cornelius Schumacher
On Monday 22 December 2014 21:00:25 Mario Fux wrote: One can see it from the perspective of distracting each other and fighting for the audience. But I'd see this as a rather destructive way of handling this discussion. I would like to talk about the opportunities we miss(ed), we can and

Re: [kde-community] KDE fundraisers and things we've learned

2014-12-23 Thread Boudewijn Rempt
On Tue, 23 Dec 2014, Jaroslaw Staniek wrote: We had opportunity to learn about the positive example of Krita. I don't extrapolate to other projects. Fundraising for *single* sub-project is a part time job alone or two, with incredibly intelligent people knowing the domain (art), with project's

Re: [kde-community] KDE fundraisers and things we've learned

2014-12-23 Thread Jaroslaw Staniek
On 23 December 2014 at 21:45, Boudewijn Rempt b...@valdyas.org wrote: On Tue, 23 Dec 2014, Jaroslaw Staniek wrote: We had opportunity to learn about the positive example of Krita. I don't extrapolate to other projects. Fundraising for *single* sub-project is a part time job alone or two, with

Re: [kde-community] KDE fundraisers and things we've learned

2014-12-23 Thread Boudewijn Rempt
On Tue, 23 Dec 2014, Jaroslaw Staniek wrote: Well, KO GmbH wasn't involved with the Krita fundraiser at all -- that was purely a volunteer effort in the Krita community. When we're out of the 2.9 crunch, we'll have to do another one, work on that will start in January, and we really should go

[kde-community] KDE fundraisers and things we've learned

2014-12-22 Thread Mario Fux
Good morning dear KDE people After KDE's first fundraiser (crowdfunding attempt) in 2012 [1] we had (or it's still ongoing) six more this year: - For the Randa Meetings 2014 [2] - For Krita: open source digital painting | Accelerate Development [3] - For Tupi: 2D Animation Software for Everyone!