From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Mon 21 Feb 2005 - 18:09:31 GMT
On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 12:56:54PM -0500, Paul S. Gumerman wrote:
> I'd certainly be willing to kick in some $$, especially if I could get a
> bit of targetted help here ...
> As usual, I'm in a "need it right now" mode, and I'm deploying this
> thing for development use even before I've got it 100% working.
> The actual vservers seem to be running fantastically, just great, but
> the package stuff, and hence unification is giving me fits on an x86_64
> I think it's because of the multi-arch requirements of x86_64, or it
> could just be "pilot error" (my fault).
> I'd be delighted to spend $300 to either find and fix the bugs involved,
> or document things a bit better so that I can make vserver do all the
> tricks it is supposed to do.
> And that's a right now firm offer!
well, give us a chance, let us know what's not working ;)
seriously, best visit us on the irc channel (#vserver
@ irc.oftc.net) I'm sure we can help you ...
> Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> >Hi Community!
> >today the idea of a community fund for linux-vserver
> >development was raised on the irc channel ...
> >here are some excerpts ...
> >| We all need to come up with some sort of a community fund to
> >| support the vserver development team. Initially, we need to take
> >| care of Bertl and eventually include other developers including
> >| Doener and ensc (Enrico)
> >| Ok. I was thinking more of a fixed amount that all of you can
> >| set aside each month regardless of your sales. It has to be a
> >| monthly recurring amount.
> >| If you care about this product we need to support it and we
> >| need to support it right now ...
> >| ... it is really necessary if we are planning to be able to
> >| reject certain hostile takeovers of the main developers and such.
> >| You can pledge your contribution to Bertl directly in private
> >| or also publicly here in the channel. As long as Bertl and the
> >| other developers can make ends meet, this project will be alive
> >| and kicking.
> >now the interesting question to the broader audience of
> >the mailing list is: would this be something the community
> >would want to do?
> >without doubt, linux-vserver development could make good
> >use of such thing, especially when the developers are
> >able to focus on development and not the every day 'how
> >am I going to pay my bills?' question ...
> >let me know what you think!
> >(as suggested either in public or in private)
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