[consulting] Just got off a call
kb at 2bits.com
Thu Feb 23 22:44:51 UTC 2006
Maybe this is obvious, but worth saying anyway ...
Did the client try to post a job opening here?
On 2/23/06, John Sechrest <sechrest at jas.peak.org> wrote:
> I suspect that the there is a drupal person nearby or willing to move
> to take that position, if it were widely announced. Ask him for a finders
> fee and then comb the drupal community for people would be willing
> to take the job.
> "Michael Haggerty" <mhaggerty at trellon.com> writes:
> % In case anyone is wondering why it is a good idea to start in with training
> % new users, I just got off a call with a client I have been talking about
> % doing business with for a long time.
> % He runs a medium sized non-profit, has a big chunk of money to spend, knows
> % what he wants to get out of a technology investment and possesses a genuine
> % desire to spend money on open source that will benefit the community. He
> % wants to hire someone to do development on staff, who would be responsible
> % for building the site and supporting it once it goes live. Despite the fact
> % he is in a major metropolitan area, he cannot find a Drupal developer to
> % hire. I know a lot of people, but I realize I am in competition with him for
> % the same resources.
> % This is what is meant by support, it is whether you can find someone to help
> % you fix your problem. It happens at many levels, from business decision
> % makers down to developers. It is not just support in the sense of work, it
> % is a face representing a tech community who is willing speak to the
> % advantages of going a certain route to others interested in learning. Right
> % now, there is someone who could fund major contributions to the core ready
> % to go to Rails or Plone because no one competent lives near him and has time
> % to work on his projects.
> % He cannot be the only person with this concern. A lack of support starves a
> % community.
> % M
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