[Buildbot-devel] Be a Buildbot Sponsor, or a Buildbot fellow

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Mon Sep 8 23:11:04 UTC 2014

Basically, that's correct.  You'd actually be an employee of
Conservancy, working on a Buildbot project.

I think there are subtlties of US employment law that define 'fellow'
differently from 'staff' or 'contractor', but that's all over my head.


On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 10:59 PM, Edmund Wong <ewongbb at pw-wspx.org> wrote:
> Dustin J. Mitchell wrote:
>> On the other hand, if you're a hacker with some time you could devote
>> to the project, but can't afford to volunteer that time, then you're
>> invited to become a Buildbot fellow.  We'll agree on a project (best
>> from http://trac.buildbot.net/wiki/ProjectIdeas, although anything
>> generally beneficial to the project is OK), a timeframe, deliverables,
>> and payment, and off you go.  Get in touch with us at
>> botherders at buildbot.net to get started.
> Hi Dustin,
> Pardon my ignorance; but what does it mean to be a 'fellow'? Reading
> the above sounds like being a fellow means being employed by
> the Buildbot project.
> Thanks
> Edmund
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