Dear team members,
Since I started this discussion in https://discuss.neos.io/t/year-end-2016-spending-our-available-budget/1453/2, it probably lies on me to bring it to a conclusion.
As said in the thread, I think it makes sense to spend part of the remaining budget on coding. As one of the most pressing issues, I propose to cover expenses of those who had spent their time restoring the CI scripts and automation. Robert and Karsten have spent so far 40.5 hours of their company time. I spoke to Robert, and he offered to take 50% off on account of Flownative, and charge a reduced rate of 60eur/hour for that work, which would total in 2430EUR.
Also I spoke to @radmiraal and he doesn’t want his expenses to be covered.
I know it’s not a standard situation to pay for already done work, but this situation is somehow special in two regards: the unexpectedness of the need to restore the scripts and also the fact that we need to spend the money.
So I propose to vote for team members by liking this post or by posting responses to this thread.
Like this post if you agree to cover the expenses that were needed to restore the CI setup to full operation (2430EUR to Karsten and Robert)
If you disagree, have doubts or want to suggest a different option, just write it in the reply.
edit: this post has been edited with clarification on the exact thing we are voting for.