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Re: We did it!

From: Chris McAndrew <chris@csmcreative.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2014 22:15:13 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFV3ugmLqjR9CcWkJ6h_s2zYPYWr4csHUwvKaw14C4W+BGS85A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mathew Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <mcaceres@mozilla.com>, public-respimg@w3.org, SiPlus <hwguy.siplus@gmail.com>
nice job everyone. you deserve it. the shirts look great.
chris mcandrew
On Mar 31, 2014 4:32 PM, "matmarquis.com" <mat@matmarquis.com> wrote:

> On Mar 31, at 4:19 PM, SiPlus wrote:
>
> Why couldn't these 171 people contribute code? If only one person knows
> how to implement a web specification, the specification is either
> incomplete or unreadable. I wonder if intentionally, since it's partially
> written by an Internet EEExplorer developer.
>
> Looking forward to your pull request(s)!
>
>
> On Mar 31, 2014 11:16 PM, "matmarquis.com" <mat@matmarquis.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mar 31, at 2:55 PM, SiPlus wrote:
>>
>> $10000 for an HTML element? Did Russian government launch this campaign?
>> Wow, never thought *open-source* could be so corrupt...
>>
>> Just to clarify: all of the money raised is going to Yoav’s full-time
>> work on adding the `picture` element to Blink (and hopefully WebKit as
>> well, soon). As an independent contractor, this will allow one of the
>> people that knows the element best to lead the implementation alongside the
>> Blink team. This is effectively the community hiring Yoav so that we can
>> see this not only implemented well, but *quickly*.
>>
>> I’m a little curious about what you mean by “corrupt” where nobody is
>> profiting from this but Yoav, who is being paid for services rendered. I
>> have this sinking feeling that we’re not looking at an especially
>> productive conversation here anyway, though.
>>
>>
>> On Mar 31, 2014 10:39 PM, "Marcos Caceres" <mcaceres@mozilla.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>> As most of you know, Yoav and Wilto ran an Indigogo campaign to raise
>>> money so Yoav can implement <picture> in Blink:
>>>
>>> http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/picture-element-implementation-in-blink
>>>
>>> Today, they reached the goal of US$10,000! What's more amazing is how
>>> quickly they got there - only took about a week! 171 amazing people
>>> contributed.
>>>
>>> If you haven't contributed to the campaign, it's not too late! There are
>>> some great perks available, including an awesome "RICG" t-shirt design by
>>> the amazing Geri Coady. Check it out here:
>>>
>>> http://tinyurl.com/ricg-shirt
>>>
>>> Thanks again to everyone who contributed! You've made the web just that
>>> little bit more awesome :)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
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