Subject: Re: Bounty for Bugs in Open Source Projects?
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 16:58:52 +0900

>>>>> "Brian" == Brian Behlendorf <> writes:

    Brian> The best thing an open source project can do, if they want
    Brian> developers being paid to write code for the project, would
    Brian> be to encourage companies to build commercial offerings
    Brian> that depend upon the project.

Bingo!  That's a good description of Python; the PSF rarely has enough
money to fund its lawyer, let alone _any_ development, but the PBA
(Python Business Activity) has serious muscle, at least at the level
that the Python project needs.

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