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From Marvin Humphrey <>
Subject Re: A lot of bodies, a lot of money, and a source-dump release.
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2011 01:49:48 GMT
On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 07:58:38AM +0100, Ross Gardler wrote:
> The ASF does not muddy the waters of open source development with cash. Our
> sponsors do not sponsor specific projects or activities. For this reason we
> cannot ask IBM or anyone else to pay for this podling. 
> I do agree that there will be a longer term impact on ASF resources, both
> cash and volunteers. The ASF needs to be mindful of this, but handing out an
> itemised bill is not how we work, nor is that an ASF I want to be part of. 

Thanks for helping me improve my understanding.  The policy makes a great deal
of sense when I hear it described like that.

Marvin Humphrey

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