Rewarding external developers

Olivier Hallot olivier.hallot at
Thu Nov 21 14:51:23 UTC 2019

>From ESC minutes:

+ Gifts to developers outside the regular contributors: write some
guidelines on nominating (Olivier)
     + started


Rewarding External Developers

Executive summary
LibreOffice contains external code as well as use external tools for its
build. The aim is to express our gratitude for external developers that
fix upstream bugs in these tools, when the bugs are opened by our
community and when it affects LibreOffice software.

Examples: gcc, Glade, pdfium, ...

- Developers not directly involved in LO development
- Not a member of TDF
- Not under contract with TDF
- Not in TDF staff
- Not in Advisory Board companies and organizations staff
- Software not under TDF management

1) Developer name is advanced for ESC scrutiny, with explanation of the
external contribution.
2) ESC upvotes or downvotes nominee

- TDF marketing sends a non-commercial gift to the developer with Thank
You letter. Gifts are same as TDF sells or give in FOSS events:
T-shirts, mugs, pen-drives...

Olivier Hallot
LibreOffice Documentation Coordinator
Comunidade LibreOffice
Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - Local Time: UTC-03:00

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