[Pharo-project] Call for Pharo Support **important**

Miguel Cobá miguel.coba at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 19:32:24 CET 2011


Ok, I understand the goal. Count me in.

El mié, 16-02-2011 a las 13:52 +0100, Stéphane Ducasse escribió:
> On Feb 16, 2011, at 12:59 PM, Schwab,Wilhelm K wrote:
> 
> > Stef,
> > 
> > The revised language is much improved.
> 
> tx
> 
> >  I too am curious about what you have in mind on the conditions.
> 
> We do not know. :) just fuzzy ideas.
> We will decide with the community. Because the point is that this is not our stuff but a tool that should serve the community.
> We were thinking
> 	- individual memberships
> 	- company memberships
> 	- institution memberships
> or/and a moral license so that you can buy pharo and a guy like igor/esteban can get pay to improve the infrastructure.
> or a bounty (but a moral license is good since it does not bind the task).
> 
> 
> >  Are you looking for support from institutions or individuals?  I assume both, but the thresholds would be different for UF than for me by myself.
> 
> Yes both. This would be excellent.
> 
> Recently I was asking myself three essential questions beside having a market: ok we have a client so what
> 	- how do you control quality/process?
> 	- how do you control that your runtime engine is ok/safe/longlasting (else better take java vms there are plenty)
> 	- how do you reduce risk like truck factor in your community.
> 
> Our main point is how can we minimize risk: I'm thinking to participate to a startup around a pharo software  and here is a simple 
> simple scenario:  imagine that eliot gets hired by XXAS to do javascript/ruby whatever and andreas (which does not reply to my mails
> because I'm probably too insignificant) goes waco and that ian only shows up every three years instead of every year. 
> do you think that it is wise for companies to invest in an open-source smalltalk?
> I would not. Now if we have a consortium, a build process, a quality process and one or two guys payed by the community 
> to improve continously the system more than we can. Then this is a message I can understand as an investor.
> 
> Since we want to make sure that you all can do business we want to reduce risk and provide a good case for process, quality and the
> rest. 
> 	
> 
> Stef
> 
> 
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> > 
> > Bill
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ________________________________________
> > From: pharo-project-bounces at lists.gforge.inria.fr [pharo-project-bounces at lists.gforge.inria.fr] On Behalf Of Stéphane Ducasse [stephane.ducasse at inria.fr]
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 5:00 AM
> > To: Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr
> > Subject: Re: [Pharo-project] Call for Pharo Support **important**
> > 
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