[Twisted-Python] Twisted O'Reilly Book
glyph at divmod.com
Mon Aug 2 19:17:11 MDT 2004
On Aug 2, 2004, at 1:49 PM, Sergio Trejo wrote:
> Well, perhaps Divmod and OSAF and other commercial entities could
> together start a Twisted Foundation?
Divmod is a for-profit company. OSAF is a charity already. They're
not both commercial entities.
Divmod is already contributing hugely to Twisted's development by
keeping everyone who works on it employed in a related role. Pretty
much all the IMAP support in Twisted was written on-the-clock for
> Let us not forget that the core element that we all want to share in
> is Twisted.
I'm not sure who "we" are here, or what "core" means :)
> As an example, Divmod might be a separate company with separate
Separate from whom?
> (and perhaps Divmod makes its money from consulting -- I don't know,
> I'm just guessing),
This would be just about my worst nightmare :). Divmod makes its money
by providing a service directly to consumers, as described at
> but then there's also Mitch Kapor's group (OSAF) using Twisted
> Chandler. And there are others who want to share Twisted, so it is in
> everybody's best interest to keep improving Twisted.
We're already doing that now. What would a Twisted foundation offer
that's better than the current situation? There is a significant cost
to set up a foundation in the first place, remember.
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