[rb-general] Funding for next year

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Tue Jul 18 14:23:01 CEST 2017

Hi Marcus,

(sorry for the delay, I'm kinda taking a holiday in 2nd half of july…)

On Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 05:36:37PM +0100, Marcus wrote:
> I want to start this conversation now, well before it becomes an issue.

thanks for this!
> Now this does not mean that we will not be able to fund the project, but
> it does mean we need to be very clear about what we are funding.
> What we will need for next year is specific plans for what everyone is
> delivering and preferably a plan to deliver some significant new - for
> example new tooling around the rebuilder concept we were discussing in
> Berlin.

ok, thanks for making this all explicit!

> What I want to do is start working on the plans now, so we can ensure
> the members of the Investment Committee are aware of what we are trying
> to achieve - and are therefore more likely to vote to continue funds.

ok. Most of us (funded people) will meet in 2 weeks at the next Debian 
conference in Montreal, thus I propose we'll sit together there and work
on a first draft for this. (which we'll obviously put online for others
to chime in…)

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