[texhax] Crowd funding for LaTeX development

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Mon Sep 25 23:08:59 CEST 2017

2017-09-25 22:32 GMT+02:00 Brian Dunn <bd at bdtechconcepts.com>:
> Can the fund support several full-time developers, and maybe a dozen or
> more smaller projects?

No. You are asking for several 100k/year.
Nobody spends that amount of money.

Seriously: How much do you know about the TeX "ecosystem"?

> Researching crowdfunding of open-source projects reveals that large
> donations are important, so someone would have to actively reach out to
> the various organizations which might benefit from further development.

Go ahead, do that. Because obviously nobody else did that the last 39
years, right?
Seriously: Call the publishers and ask them.


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