[Qgis-developer] Re: [Qgis-user] bugfix and cheating
giohappy at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 12:28:46 EST 2010
I must say this is a very sad thread and sad story. I think it's
serious, as it shades bad lights on this community (and these are
words I'm collacting from collegues in these hours).
Anyway, as Barry, I think this can be a lesson that sponsorhip needs a
stronger legal ground, and the community should consider setting up a
common way to deal with these situations. Maybe a commonly defined
kind of contract? Maybe have a reference lawyer?
Words remain words, thay have poor legal effects, while they have
great effect on people and companies following this ml...
2010/2/8 Greg Coats <gregcoats at mac.com>:
> Thank you.
> Qgis is the only organization, and Paolo is the only person I have had any problem with donating money.
> WHY DID NOT PAOLO SIMPLY MAKE A WORKING QGIS AVAILABLE FOR LINUX USERS BACK ON 23 JAN 2010?
> Why, 17 days later, can't Paolo answer that question?
> Why instead does Paolo write dozens of emails, that accomplish nothing good?
> If the executables had been made availabled by 31 Jan 2010, then Qgis would have gotten $1,000.00.
> Another Qgis user wrote to me saying Paolo told him to donate money for a bug fix in advance, and then hope it gets fixed at an unspecified time, months in the future. In the USA, payment for something to be fixed, is made only after the fix is delivered, never before.
> On Feb 8, 2010, at 11:44 AM, Barry Rowlingson wrote:
>> So I think Greg can keep his money, we can all hiss and boo at him,
>> but it's a lesson learned.
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