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Re: We did it!

From: SiPlus <hwguy.siplus@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:19:54 +0400
Message-ID: <CADBpzgEn0-vVkHwsa9Wefp6UKdOPUCUDcY589EN1n4Ve16Qwmg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "matmarquis.com" <mat@matmarquis.com>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <mcaceres@mozilla.com>, public-respimg@w3.org
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.
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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