[nycbug-talk] Portmaster funding proposal

Steven Kreuzer skreuzer at exit2shell.com
Wed Oct 7 10:57:23 EDT 2009

If you make use of the ports system on FreeBSD, there is a good chance  
you use portmaster to keep everything
up to date.

Doug Barton is looking for funding to add all of the features people  
have been requesting in case anyone is interested
in sponsoring part of the development.


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org>
> Date: October 6, 2009 5:55:08 PM EDT
> To: freebsd-ports at freebsd.org
> Subject: Portmaster funding proposal
> Hash: RIPEMD160
> I am launching an initiative to give the community the opportunity to
> fund further development on portmaster. As much as I love doing this
> work I need to be able to support myself and my family and the kinds
> of features that users have requested (such as package support) will
> take a lot of time to implement correctly.
> The URL is here: http://dougbarton.us/portmaster-proposal.html
> If you have any interest in funding this project take a look at that
> web page. Of course additional ideas for features are also welcome.
> Finally, if you find this message unwelcome or inappropriate please
> accept my apologies.
> Regards,
> Doug
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Steven Kreuzer

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