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Re: [DotGNU]SourceForge drifting

From: David Sugar
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]SourceForge drifting
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 14:05:06 -0500 (EST)

I believe finding funding to have people work on making the Savannah
codebase "mobile" (more easily redeployable) would be in our strategic
interest as a community as a whole.


On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, tony stanco wrote:

> >There is a very good chance I can get some grant money from the NSF for
> this
> >with George Washington University and Cyberspace Policy Institute as
> >sponsors. I think $500,000 is possible.
> >
> >We would need documentation and specs for the application. There is a
> >December 5 deadline for some IT projects. I would have to check to see if
> >this can be fit in there.
> Before people get too many visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, I
> am talking to Richard about which projects are strategic and need to be
> funded first. Savannah as a developer tool is important, so documentation
> and specs and feedback on strategic projects help regardless. The level and
> timing of funding for any projects depends on a number of factors, including
> application due dates, funds available and number of universities involved.
> December 5 is just the next deadline. NSF distributes over $150 million in
> grants annually for IT projects and we will get our share.
> The money available for Dec 5 will be distributed whether we get an
> application in or not, so putting something together for Savannah if we
> can't get anything else in by that time, does no harm. If nothing gets in,
> because the time is short, we will put applications in the next rounds.
> I am working with a number of other agencies, including international ones,
> so some funding should be forthcoming to help us during the year for
> multiple projects.
> Best regards,
> Tony Stanco, Esq.
> Senior Policy Analyst
> Cyberspace Policy Institute
> School of Engineering and
> Applied Science
> George Washington University
> 2033 K Street N.W., Suite 340
> Washington, DC 20006
> 202-994-5513  Fax:202-994-5505
> address@hidden
> address@hidden

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