[Twisted-Python] Twisted O'Reilly Book
James Y Knight
foom at fuhm.net
Mon Aug 2 11:08:24 EDT 2004
On Aug 2, 2004, at 5:02 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 09:38:51PM -0700, Jasper Phillips wrote:
>> It's true that there are alot of crappy technical books and many
>> make hardly anything. However Twisted seems to me like it would buck
>> trend -- I know I'd be interested in such a book if it were done well.
> If chief developers don't have time to work on Twisted, could a
> donation fund
> help? (Nevermind the book, just for development). I see there's no
> donate button on the main page nor in the documentation.
> I understand Bittorrent only started attracting donations when that
> button got
> enough eyeballage.
> Just a thought,
I doubt that would help much. Most twisted developers are employed
[many by divmod. bad divmod, stealing all the twisted developers! ;)],
and thus, spend most of the time writing code for their employer rather
than twisted. Of course, both overlap sometimes, which is always good.
A donations button seems like it would only make sense if people
contributed a large enough amount of money to coerce someone who is
employed to cease being, and work on twisted more, instead. That seems
unlikely. Perhaps others feel differently about it, though.
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