Re: [linux-audio-user] donations or sponsoring?

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Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2007 - 8:58 pm

On Tue, 6 Feb 2007, Leonard Ritter wrote:

> from http://www.leonard-ritter.com/donations_or_sponsoring

Possibly old news, but in case you haven't read this yet, Luis Villa has
some excellent insights on the topic -- and especially the point that
paying volunteers can have a counter-intuitive effect:

http://tieguy.org/blog/2006/06/18/crowding-out-of-intrinsic-motivations-...

This is not to say the idea is bad, quite the opposite. It's just it seems
to be really hard to find a sustainable balance.

--
links, my public keys, etc at http://eca.cx/kv

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[linux-audio-user] donations or sponsoring?, Leonard Ritter, (Tue Feb 6, 7:58 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] donations or sponsoring?, Kai Vehmanen, (Tue Feb 6, 8:58 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] donations or sponsoring?, Leonard Ritter, (Tue Feb 6, 9:46 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] donations or sponsoring?, oktyabr, (Tue Feb 6, 11:17 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] donations or sponsoring?, Tim Howard, (Tue Feb 6, 6:20 pm)