TeachersUniversity of Bueno AiresUniversity of Bern scg.unibe.chUniversity of Brussels soft.vub.ac.be/soft/Ecole des mines www.ensm-douai.frUniversité de Savoie www.imus.univ-savoie.frUniversity of LvivNorthen Michigan University www.nmu.eduUniversity Catholic of Argentina www.uca.edu.arUniversity of Santiago www.uchile.clUniversitat Policnica de Catalunya www.upc.edu
Research GroupsLafhis (University of Bueno Aires )Software Composition Group (scg.unibe.ch)CAR (Ecole des mines www.ensm-douai.fr)RMOD (Inria)Ummisco (IRD)Reveal (University of Lugano)Lysic (University of Bretagne Occidentale)Pleiad (University of Santiago)CEA-List
Do we expect him to be alone?Do they win by luck?
Certainly not!Why would it be anydifferent for Pharo?
Software development istedious, full of stupid andboring tasks
Why do we think that theywill be magically be solved?
May be you will be able to compile your own vms?May be or may be notMay be you will be able to get a better widget sets?May be you will be able to get a vector graphic engine?May be you will be able to implement event touch?May be you will get 64 bits support?
Why do we rely on free timeof smart engineers?
We built legal toolsUse themWe set them for you!
Sustaining PharoHow to sustain Pharo?How to structure the community?Lot of small companies can get an impactLot of individual can get an impact
Consortium MembersManaged by Inria for nowWho: companies, institutions, user groupsPrivileged access to the core development teamInﬂuence priorities of the next developmentEngineering support timeJob postsTraining/Conferences special prices
FeesGold 4000 4 days of engineering time + multiple job descriptions for job dashboard + diamond sponsor.Silver 2000 two days of engineering time + one job description + diamond sponsor.Bronze 1000 one day of engineering time + diamond sponsor.
FYIStarted discussions with INRIA in 2009Inria put 4 years of salary (Igor, Esteban)RMoD put money on the tableMore than 25 companies are interestedJoin!
Consortium FAQPharo will stay free!No negative impact: just a better PharoCompanies participate to the consortiumIndividuals participate to the association