[FM Discuss] books and fm - need your thoughts!

Seth Woodworth seth at laptop.org
Wed Jul 30 13:58:20 PDT 2008

Sure, I don't have final arbitration on this project.  Few projects at OLPC
are decided completely by mandate.  My point was to bring up an issue with a
potential structure problem here at FM.

If I were the top maintainer of the OLPC documentation project here at FM,
and paid to do so by an external organization, how would this work and fit
into the payment structure proposed here at FM?  It appears now that FM is
likely to avoid the issue anyway with what direction adam seems to be

Let's not discuss your complains with my comments in this thread.

On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 4:32 PM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org>wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 19:32 -0400, Seth Woodworth wrote:
> > Another interesting consideration is that I'm getting paid
> > (hypothetically) for organizing work on the OLPC manual, and I am
> > technically the final responsibility on the project but Anne is very
> > much the one who has the most edits so far.
> You are _not_ the 'final responsibility for the project.  The committers
> who are investing their time and effort are the project owners.  If OLPC
> is currently paying you work on the project you are one of several
> committer and co-owners.
> You are responsible for getting documentation ready for the OLPC
> project.
> It might seem subtle, but it is significant deal in developing
> communities.
> dfarning
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