[Phpmyadmin-devel] Future of phpMyAdmin

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Fri May 26 08:55:05 CEST 2006

Michal Čihař a écrit :
> Hi
> On Thu, 25 May 2006 16:55:58 -0400
> Marc Delisle <Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca> wrote:
>> I continue to be motivated to work on the project, but at my pace. I was 
>> gone for 3 weeks, this explains my slowdown. 
> It was nothing against you. Everybody needs to take holidays ;-).

Hmmm I was working during those 3 weeks :) Holidays are coming, though, 
on June 12.

>> Silence in the lists and 
>> CVS is not necessarily bad, because there are some bug reports that 
>> result in no action after testing (but it takes time to analyse).
> Yes I know...
>> The development speed is reduced with more and more dormant developers 
>> on the team, and I can't force anyone to work :)
> Of course we can not.
>> I get about 2 offers per month from new developers but when I redirect 
>> them to our FAQ (which says to first submit some code) no one seems 
>> interested.
> What the hell did they want to do then? :-)

Maybe just be a member of the team, then (maybe) send code after. I 
really don't understand.
>> About new features, maybe sponsoring developers for specific additions 
>> would help, with the limited donations we receive.
> How much we could afford spend without limiting money for conferences
> and other representation? Feel free to reply to private team list if
> you feel it should be private.

Not much, I'm afraid. But thinking of it, the first question is: who has 
time for this kind of sponsored work?


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