[pypy-dev] Congratulations to the Pypy team

Laura Creighton lac at strakt.com
Fri Nov 26 22:01:30 CET 2004


In a message of Fri, 26 Nov 2004 18:01:08 +0100, Xavier Heymans writes:
>Hi Holger,
>
>At the conference the Pypy project was presented as approved. It was list
>ed
>within the EU projects the day before. I think you are among the first op
>en
>source projects approved. So I guess you have a 99% change to get it trou
>gh.
>The Eu commissioner explained that it had been difficult to support it
>because most people do not understand how open source is organized.
>
>I would be interested to receive information about your project because t
>he
>same work has to be done with Zope, Plone, ... Who should I contact?
>
>Crossing fingers until December 1 and good luck,
>
>Xavier

At some point, I think it would be good to write a document for the EU -
'Making it easier to fund open source projects' -- why the rules that you
use makes things harder for us.  From what you say, it looks as if there
are some EU Commissioners who would welcome reading such a thing.

Laura




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