Re: esound and playing mp3's ?

> On Sun, Jan 10, 1999 at 03:53:29PM +0900, sungod wrote:
> > environment where each coder is giving his code away for free in his
> > spare time. please try to keep that in mind as you read the responses to
> > your posts, and craft your suggestions accordingly.
> I was under the impression that RedHat was actually paying some of the
> Gnome developers to work on it.  If that's the case, the deal is a bit
> different than if this is all traditional open source development.
At the risk of making this thread drag on longer then it should... How is 
RedHat paying someone to work on Gnome making things diffrent? Sure RedHat is
paying someone to work on something, does that give other people to be rude
and condesending?
> Also, to use Eric Raymond's paradigm, the coders are getting the
> recognition; the tarballistas aren't.  I'm sure I haven't put in the
> hours on this that the coders put in, but then I'm neither being paid by
> Red Hat or building my resume.  And I have put in hours on this, as well
> as on XEmacs (not as active on that now).  I've also spent time with
> sketch and built Gimp on a regular basis from .99.10 on through the
> first release.
> If some of you are getting paid by RedHat for working on this, then you
> can't expect the same patience levels that would be due complete
> volunteers.  And if you're not, then this needs to be corrected in
> various on-line accounts of Gnome.

Why not? I'm still confused by this. (Note I'm not getting paid by RH)

> We wouldn't be here if we didn't basically like the majority of the
> programs.  If we lose patience from time to time, it's because we are
> more focused on what we can do with Gnome rather than what we can do to
> Gnome.
> -- 
> Rebecca Ore
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