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32<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">8</td> 27<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">8</td>
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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Adopt-A-Developer</td> 29<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Adopt-A-Developer</td>
35</tr> 30</tr>
36<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.1</td> 31<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.4</td>
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38<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0008.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2003/07/09 21:13:52</a></td> 33<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0008.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2006/09/04 03:06:32</a></td>
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40<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Brian Jackson &lt;iggy&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td> 35<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Brian Jackson &lt;iggy&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;,
36Thomas Cort &lt;tcort&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td>
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42<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Draft</td> 38<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Final</td>
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44<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td> 40<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td>
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48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td> 44<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td>
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50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">09-Jul-2003</td> 46<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">09-Jul-2003, 4-Apr-2004, 3-Sep-2006</td>
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55<div class="contents topic" id="contents"> 51<div class="contents topic">
56<p class="topic-title"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p> 52<p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
57<ul class="simple"> 53<ul class="simple">
54<li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id3" name="id3">Status</a></li>
58<li><a class="reference" href="#credits" id="id4" name="id4">Credits</a></li> 55<li><a class="reference" href="#credits" id="id4" name="id4">Credits</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id5" name="id5">Abstract</a></li> 56<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id5" name="id5">Abstract</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id6" name="id6">Motivation</a></li> 57<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id6" name="id6">Motivation</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id7" name="id7">Specification</a></li> 58<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id7" name="id7">Specification</a></li>
62<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id8" name="id8">Rationale</a></li> 59<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id8" name="id8">Rationale</a></li>
63<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id9" name="id9">References</a></li> 60<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id9" name="id9">References</a></li>
64<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id10" name="id10">Copyright</a></li> 61<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id10" name="id10">Copyright</a></li>
65</ul> 62</ul>
66</div> 63</div>
67<div class="section" id="credits"> 64<div class="section">
68<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="credits">Credits</a></h1> 65<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" id="status" name="status">Status</a></h1>
69<p>Another idea stolen from somebody else :) This time I stole the idea from 66<p>Reactivated by tcort, now existing at
70a KDE developer name Scott Wheeler who runs a program called 67<a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/userrel/adopt-a-dev/">http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/userrel/adopt-a-dev/</a>.
71adopt-a-geek <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id3" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a>.</p> 68Since the community has bought into it, GLEP editor g2boojum
69has marked it as &quot;final&quot;.</p>
72</div> 70</div>
73<div class="section" id="abstract"> 71<div class="section">
72<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="credits" name="credits">Credits</a></h1>
73<p>I borrowed this idea from a KDE developer name Scott Wheeler who runs a program
74called adopt-a-geek <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id2" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a>.</p>
75</div>
76<div class="section">
74<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 77<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
75<p>I would like to start a program to bring together Gentoo'ers who need 78<p>I would like to start a program to bring together Gentoo developers who need
76hardware, and those that have hardware to donate. This project will 79hardware, and those that have hardware to donate. This project will
77hopefully get developers that need extra hardware in touch with 80hopefully get developers that need extra hardware in touch with
78companies/individuals with extra hardware that they wish to donate to 81companies/individuals with extra hardware that they wish to donate to
79help Gentoo.</p> 82help Gentoo.</p>
80</div> 83</div>
81<div class="section" id="motivation"> 84<div class="section">
82<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 85<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
83<p>There are some developers out there that are using very slow hardware, and some 86<p>There are some developers out there that are using very slow hardware, and some
84that have broken equipment that they could put back into use if they only 87that have broken equipment that they could put back into use if they
85had one more part. This program will help developers get the most out of 88had one more part. This program will help developers get the most out of
86there exisiting hardware and fix any systems that may currently be broken.</p> 89their exisiting hardware and fix any systems that may currently be broken.</p>
87</div> 90</div>
88<div class="section" id="specification"> 91<div class="section">
89<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 92<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
90<p>This is a pretty low risk proposal for Gentoo Linux since it only affects 93<p>This is a pretty low risk proposal for Gentoo Linux since it only affects
91me, and whoever else wishes to help out. This project would keep very 94me, and whoever else wishes to help out. This project would keep very
92detailed records of everything that came in and out. We would actually not 95detailed records of everything that came in and out. We would actually not
93handle any hardware. We would just facilitate connecting hardware with 96handle any hardware. We would just facilitate connecting hardware with
94needy developers.</p> 97needy developers.</p>
95</div> 98</div>
96<div class="section" id="rationale"> 99<div class="section">
97<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 100<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
98<p>KDE does this <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id3" id="id2" name="id2">[1]</a>, and I've sent an email to the guy who runs the project over 101<p>KDE seems to have had luck with this. I think it would benefit the devs, and
99there, to see how well it has worked out for them. I think this would 102make Gentoo better as a result. It would also boost morale by letting
100benefit certain developers and Gentoo as a whole.</p> 103developers know they are appreciated.</p>
101</div> 104</div>
102<div class="section" id="references"> 105<div class="section">
103<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" name="references">References</a></h1> 106<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
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107<tr><td class="label"><a name="id3">[1]</a></td><td><em>(<a class="fn-backref" href="#id1">1</a>, <a class="fn-backref" href="#id2">2</a>)</em> <a class="reference" href="http://devel-home.kde.org/~wheeler/adopt-a-geek/">http://devel-home.kde.org/~wheeler/adopt-a-geek/</a></td></tr> 110<tr><td class="label"><a class="fn-backref" href="#id1" name="id2">[1]</a></td><td><a class="reference" href="http://devel-home.kde.org/~wheeler/adopt-a-geek/">http://devel-home.kde.org/~wheeler/adopt-a-geek/</a></td></tr>
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