[Interest] Well there goes Nokia
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Aug 1 21:14:07 CEST 2012
On quarta-feira, 1 de agosto de 2012 11.32.29, Jason H wrote:
> Would I?
> I'm no expert at making money, however I think that if there was an
> organization staffed with people who could modify Qt and interested
> companies that companies could contract for the desired modifications. The
> problem is playing nice with the open governance. And you could also offer
> sponsored development projects. Heck, use some crowd funding to
> cooperatively bust through some barriers. True, companies could contract
> directly, but they would have to be more hands-on and if there was a
> company they could centrally manage development so there is no overlap
> during simultaneous projects.
That depends on the size of this company.
Do you want a small company to do some development and keep some level of CI
running? That requires a certain amount of funds and contracting.
Do you want a company that has all the current developers and marketing and
community and sysadmin, keeping the CI system at the current level and expand
it, and continue hiring, and run Qt Developer Days and the Summit and
everything else? That requires a lot more funding.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
Intel Sweden AB - Registration Number: 556189-6027
Knarrarnäsgatan 15, 164 40 Kista, Stockholm, Sweden
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