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From Martin Stricker <shu...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: xml.apache.org charter proposal
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2001 23:57:16 GMT
Scott_Boag@lotus.com wrote:
> 
> Arved Sandstrom wrote:
> > This is not a commercial operation that has profit and deadlines as
> > the bottom-line. Milestones are important, but they are also not the
> > be-all and end-all.
> 
> The rest of your arguments (which I agree with) aside, the above
> statement isn't strictly true.  In back of all funding that companies
> donate to Apache are profit and deadlines.  This shouldn't be seen as
> a bad thing... but rather as positive economic force and incentive.

But it might discourage private contributors because they haven't the
time to keep the pace. OTOH this might thrust some to work harder
because they like to compete... I don't know which one does apply more,
but I definitely belong to the first...

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