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267 [<b><a href="http://www.gentoo.org/peps">GLEP Index</a></b>]
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276 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Adopt-A-Developer</td>
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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;,
283 Thomas Cort &lt;tcort&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td>
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301 <li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id3" name="id3">Status</a></li>
302 <li><a class="reference" href="#credits" id="id4" name="id4">Credits</a></li>
303 <li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id5" name="id5">Abstract</a></li>
304 <li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id6" name="id6">Motivation</a></li>
305 <li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id7" name="id7">Specification</a></li>
306 <li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id8" name="id8">Rationale</a></li>
307 <li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id9" name="id9">References</a></li>
308 <li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id10" name="id10">Copyright</a></li>
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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>.
315 Since the community has bought into it, GLEP editor g2boojum
316 has marked it as &quot;final&quot;.</p>
317 </div>
318 <div class="section">
319 <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="credits" name="credits">Credits</a></h1>
320 <p>I borrowed this idea from a KDE developer name Scott Wheeler who runs a program
321 called adopt-a-geek <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id2" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a>.</p>
322 </div>
323 <div class="section">
324 <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
325 <p>I would like to start a program to bring together Gentoo developers who need
326 hardware, and those that have hardware to donate. This project will
327 hopefully get developers that need extra hardware in touch with
328 companies/individuals with extra hardware that they wish to donate to
329 help Gentoo.</p>
330 </div>
331 <div class="section">
332 <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
333 <p>There are some developers out there that are using very slow hardware, and some
334 that have broken equipment that they could put back into use if they
335 had one more part. This program will help developers get the most out of
336 their exisiting hardware and fix any systems that may currently be broken.</p>
337 </div>
338 <div class="section">
339 <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
340 <p>This is a pretty low risk proposal for Gentoo Linux since it only affects
341 me, and whoever else wishes to help out. This project would keep very
342 detailed records of everything that came in and out. We would actually not
343 handle any hardware. We would just facilitate connecting hardware with
344 needy developers.</p>
345 </div>
346 <div class="section">
347 <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
348 <p>KDE seems to have had luck with this. I think it would benefit the devs, and
349 make Gentoo better as a result. It would also boost morale by letting
350 developers know they are appreciated.</p>
351 </div>
352 <div class="section">
353 <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
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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>
358 </tbody>
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360 </div>
361 <div class="section">
362 <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
363 <p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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