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Title:Adopt-A-Developer
Version:1.2
Version:1.4
Last-Modified:2003/11/17 15:13:23
Last-Modified:2006/09/04 03:06:32
Author:Brian Jackson <iggy at gentoo.org>
Author:Brian Jackson <iggy at gentoo.org>, +Thomas Cort <tcort at gentoo.org>
Status:Draft
Status:Final
Type:Standards Track
Created:02-Jul-2003
Post-History:09-Jul-2003, 4-Apr-2004
Post-History:09-Jul-2003, 4-Apr-2004, 3-Sep-2006

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Credits

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Status

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Reactivated by tcort, now existing at +http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/userrel/adopt-a-dev/. +Since the community has bought into it, GLEP editor g2boojum +has marked it as "final".

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Credits

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 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 +

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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 -had one more part. This program will help developers get the most out of +

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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 +had one more part. This program will help developers get the most out of their exisiting hardware and fix any systems that may currently be broken.

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Specification

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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 -handle any hardware. We would just facilitate connecting hardware with +

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Specification

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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 +handle any hardware. We would just facilitate connecting hardware with needy developers.

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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 +

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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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