--- xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0008.html 2003/11/17 15:14:11 1.4 +++ xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0008.html 2004/04/04 22:56:06 1.5 @@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ Author:Brian Jackson <iggy at gentoo.org> -Status:Deferred +Status:Draft Type:Standards Track @@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ Created:02-Jul-2003 -Post-History:09-Jul-2003 +Post-History:09-Jul-2003, 4-Apr-2004 @@ -55,38 +55,37 @@

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Credits

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Another idea stolen from somebody else :) This time I stole the idea from -a KDE developer name Scott Wheeler who runs a program called -adopt-a-geek [1].

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Credits

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I borrowed this idea from a KDE developer name Scott Wheeler who runs a program +called adopt-a-geek [1].

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Abstract

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I would like to start a program to bring together Gentoo'ers who need +

Abstract

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I would like to start a program to bring together Gentoo developers who need hardware, and those that have hardware to donate. This project will hopefully get developers that need extra hardware in touch with companies/individuals with extra hardware that they wish to donate to help Gentoo.

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Motivation

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There are some developers out there that are using very slow hardware, and some -that have broken equipment that they could put back into use if they only +

Motivation

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There are some developers out there that are using very slow hardware, and some +that have broken equipment that they could put back into use if they had one more part. This program will help developers get the most out of -there exisiting hardware and fix any systems that may currently be broken.

+their exisiting hardware and fix any systems that may currently be broken.

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Specification

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Specification

This is a pretty low risk proposal for Gentoo Linux since it only affects me, and whoever else wishes to help out. This project would keep very detailed records of everything that came in and out. We would actually not @@ -94,22 +93,22 @@ needy developers.

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Rationale

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KDE does this [1], and I've sent an email to the guy who runs the project over -there, to see how well it has worked out for them. I think this would -benefit certain developers and Gentoo as a whole.

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Rationale

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KDE seems to have had luck with this. I think it would benefit the devs, and +make Gentoo better as a result. It would also boost morale by letting +developers know they are appreciated.

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References

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References

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[1](1, 2) http://devel-home.kde.org/~wheeler/adopt-a-geek/
[1]http://devel-home.kde.org/~wheeler/adopt-a-geek/
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