[OpenAFS] Re: OpenAFS-info digest, Vol 1 #6507 - 1 msg

bil bil_hays@unc.edu
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12:57:31 -0400

In terms of funding, one thing to consider would be an indigogo or 
kickstarter, might be a good way to gauge continuing interest.

openafs-info-request@openafs.org wrote:
> Here are some back of napkins estimates for what I believe will be
> required to support the Windows client going forward:
> * Initial certification for Win7 through Win10 and ServerNext
>    technical preview:  $150,000
> * Testing, certification, and release management for each
>    subsequent release: $12,000
> * Annual expenses including EV certificate, insurance, dev tools,
>    plugfests, conferences (WinHEC, Build, etc.): $25,000
> These costs do not include the developer time necessary to write the
> code and the QA manager that will need to monitor and respond to Error
> Reports from the Online Crash Analysis system.

bil hays
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