[Pharo-project] donating money

petton.nicolas at gmail.com petton.nicolas at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 19:59:44 EDT 2012


Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> writes:

Very cool draft stef!
I really like the fact that even small companies like mine can fit here.

nico


> Hi cameron
>
> right now there is no simple way to give money to pharo but we are working on it. What is the amount that you have in mind.
> here is a sketch about what we are thinking after I gathered the ideas people mentioned during the pharo conference.
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> Individus managed via the association
> =================
> 	- Supporter				40 Euros + cup/goody
> 		reduction at conference
>
> 	- Ambassador Supporter		99 Euros
> 		reduction at conferences + cup 
>
> 	- Donation
>
> 	- Training sessions cheaper
>
> 	- Conference reduction
>
> managed by  INRIA
> =========
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> A company or an institution can be a consortium member:
>
> The annual fees are 
> 	- Bronze       1000  Euros 
> 	- Silver       2000  Euros 
> 	- Gold	       4000  Euros      
>    
> Institutions	  1000 Euros
>
> Main advantages for members.
> ==========================
> Non individual members of the consortium get the following advantages:
> 	- privileged access to the core development team via a specific mailing-list
> 		pharo-core-team-for-members at lists.gforge.inria.fr
>
> 	- influence priorities of the next development. The member will be able to propose 
> 	agenda point and items for the core team. They will be requested one month in 
> 	advance before the annual committee meeting. 
>
> 	- get access to privileged support
>
> 		- Bronze gets one  day of support and platinum sponsor status. 
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> 		- Silver two days of support + one job description for job dashboard and platinum sponsor status. 
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> 		- Gold four days of support + 3 job description for job dashboard and platinum sponsor status.  
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> 	- Training special prices and possibility to become pharo trainer
> 	- Member can advertise themselves on the consortium web site
> 	- Member can also ask and pay for extra support days at 1000 Euros per day.
> 	- The consortium can provide access experts for certain tasks. 
>
> Sponsoring	
> =============  
> 			normal 500 Euros
> 			platinium 1000 Euros
> 	- Sponsor will get their logos name exposed to the consortium web site.
> 	(the idea is that small companies can pay something)
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> License		500 Euros
> =============
> 			- via a member a non member company can also ask and **pay** for extra support days at 800 Euros per day.
> 			- via a member a non member company can also get privileged access to core dev via a mailing-list.
> 		(the idea there is to make it like an insurance or a way to people to donate)
>
> Job offers dashboard
> =============
> External entities can post job offers to the consortium job offers for 
> 			1000 Euros for one job
> 			2000 Euros for an undefined number
>
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> Gouvernance: steering committee
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> 	• A steering committee is composed of one representative of each member (except individuals)
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> 	• The chairman of this committee will be Inria
>
> 	• Agenda : will be established by Inria on proposals of the members (the members will be queried a month in advance)
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> 	• Meeting : at least once every year
>
> 	• Role :
> 		-Follow the execution of the PHARO R&D Team
> 		-Validate and give input about the task list
> 		-Identify members of the executing commitee
> 		-Prepare, organize conferences, seminars or other animations to promote PHARO and have new members
> 		-Revise the annual fee
> 	• Decisions making : after consultation and collect of representative member points of views, Inria takes the final decision.
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> Technical Executing Committee (akaR&D task)
> 	•Members proposed by the steering board and RMOD Team
> 	•Study, analyse and validate external contributions for PHARO
> 	•Report to the steering commitee
> 	•Propose, schedule and implement tasks in conformance with the tasks list presented and approved the steering
> 	•Coordinate the release Pharo and its VMs
>
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> Stef
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> On Jun 14, 2012, at 9:34 PM, Cameron Sanders wrote:
>
>> I am under the impression that I can donate money to the Pharo group
>> through gforge.inria.fr. Is it possible to donate with a credit card
>> right through their website? If so, can you please share the link to
>> that page? [My tired eyes are not seeing it today and my searches
>> are failing too.] Thanks in advance.
>> 
>> -Cam
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