[Haskell-cafe] Re: [darcs-users] darcs and Google Summer of Code

Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Fri Feb 20 04:26:51 EST 2009

> > That is correct.  The haskell.org mentors decided to spend the money
> > on hosting the haskell.org and community.haskell.org web sites and
> > services, to benefit the whole community rather than just
> > themselves.
> Hmm, mentoring a project also benefits the whole community and not
> just the  mentors. So even if mentors take the money, the community
> wins.

Yes, that is a fair point.  What the mentors choose to do with the money
from Google is their choice - the wider community will benefit either

> If keeping valuable  time is better for me than getting a software
> project done then I chose to  keep the time.

That's up to you, and that is fine.  Open-source is a gift culture,
but no-one is forced to give anything.


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