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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Adopt-A-Developer</td> 276<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Adopt-A-Developer</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> 282<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Brian Jackson &lt;iggy&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;,
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48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td> 291<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> 293<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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301<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> 302<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> 303<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> 304<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> 305<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> 306<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> 307<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> 308<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id10" name="id10">Copyright</a></li>
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67<div class="section" id="credits"> 311<div class="section">
312<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" id="status" name="status">Status</a></h1>
313<p>Reactivated by tcort, now existing at
314<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>.
315Since the community has bought into it, GLEP editor g2boojum
316has marked it as &quot;final&quot;.</p>
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68<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="credits">Credits</a></h1> 319<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="credits" name="credits">Credits</a></h1>
69<p>Another idea stolen from somebody else :) This time I stole the idea from 320<p>I borrowed this idea from a KDE developer name Scott Wheeler who runs a program
70a KDE developer name Scott Wheeler who runs a program called
71adopt-a-geek <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id3" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a>.</p> 321called adopt-a-geek <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id2" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a>.</p>
72</div> 322</div>
73<div class="section" id="abstract"> 323<div class="section">
74<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 324<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 325<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 326hardware, and those that have hardware to donate. This project will
77hopefully get developers that need extra hardware in touch with 327hopefully get developers that need extra hardware in touch with
78companies/individuals with extra hardware that they wish to donate to 328companies/individuals with extra hardware that they wish to donate to
79help Gentoo.</p> 329help Gentoo.</p>
80</div> 330</div>
81<div class="section" id="motivation"> 331<div class="section">
82<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 332<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 333<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 334that 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 335had 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> 336their exisiting hardware and fix any systems that may currently be broken.</p>
87</div> 337</div>
88<div class="section" id="specification"> 338<div class="section">
89<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 339<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 340<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 341me, 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 342detailed records of everything that came in and out. We would actually not
93handle any hardware. We would just facilitate connecting hardware with 343handle any hardware. We would just facilitate connecting hardware with
94needy developers.</p> 344needy developers.</p>
95</div> 345</div>
96<div class="section" id="rationale"> 346<div class="section">
97<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 347<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 348<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 349make Gentoo better as a result. It would also boost morale by letting
100benefit certain developers and Gentoo as a whole.</p> 350developers know they are appreciated.</p>
101</div> 351</div>
102<div class="section" id="references"> 352<div class="section">
103<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" name="references">References</a></h1> 353<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> 357<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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113<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p> 363<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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