Re: Twelve subscriptions

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 11:06:29 CST

At 5:04 PM +0530 11/9/04, Anand Pillai wrote:
>On Sat, 6 Nov 2004 15:02:56 -0800, Alan Dechert
><> wrote:
>> Thanks, Arthur.
>> > The funds will go for Internet services costs, travel expenses, and
>> > telephone expenses, plus any legal and accounting expenses (such as
>> > year-end tax returns). When there is sufficient ongoing income, then
>> > we can pay for staff time. ....
>> >
>> At some point, OVC must graduate from the all-volunteer mode.
>Alan, does it mean that assuming you get adequate funds not only for
>these expenses
>and 'office work' but say also for software development, will EVM2003 software
>development mode will also change from all-volunteer to paid?
>I would like to have a clarification about this, since if it comes to
>that point (and hope
>it happens sooner than later), whether I would get a chance to
>participate in the
>software development process which I had very much enjoyed over the last
>many months.

The leads will be paid. It is unclear whether all developers will be
paid. Certainly there will be volunteer testers. It will all depend
on how much revenue (or donations) there are.

Best regards,

Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
tel +1(650)424-0202, fax +1(650)424-0424
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