is THIS why the 6.2 release seems stalled ?

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at
Wed Jan 10 10:48:48 UTC 2007

On 1/10/07, perryh at <perryh at> wrote:
> "Nikolas Britton" <!nikolas.britton at> wrote:
> > Maybe core needs to make it easier to direct are funds to the
> > sub-projects of are choice and still qualify it as a deductible
> > expense.
> For accounting/tax purposes, aren't salary and benefits just as
> deductible as "contributions"?  Hire someone qualified as your
> own full- or part-time employee, and assign them to work on the
> projects that you want to support.  As just one example, that's
> effectively Red Hat's entire operation AFAIK.

Interesting... I'm not sure the owner would go for it though. Maybe a
1099 contractor. Would anyone in the group at large be interested in
arrangements such as this? What kind of money (rate) would you expect
if you got payed to work on stuff your already working on in your
spare time?

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