Generating revenue for TB and "What do we need money for"

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Fri Oct 5 05:58:35 UTC 2012


On 4.10.2012 22:19, Kent James wrote:
> On 10/4/2012 12:01 PM, Magnus Melin wrote:
>> Yes but what will the "pot" be used for inside MoFo? Not paid developers
>> within mozilla which would be the natural choice, since then we're back to
>> square one with this reorg (if the pot is big enough).
>>
> You seem to be implying that there is a "square one" situation that you would
> rather avoid. Could you elaborate on this?

I'm not one who would try to avoid it, I only meant politics would prevent it 
from happening.

> I'm guessing that you mean (and fear) that the pot would be used to add more
> allocated time to people like irving, standard8, ludo, roland, mconley, and
> others who work for Mozilla and will have limited time available in the future
> for Thunderbird. Is that right?

I wouldn't have much problem with that, but again i don't see it happening 
(for political reasons). There's been repeated statements about money not 
being the the issue causing the reorg.

  -Magnus



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