Mon. 30th May, 2011
Open Source projects are all about voluntary code contributions. However it's not always possible to develop everything in one's free time. Jobs, family and the simple need to gain some money mean that one cannot always contribute as much as one would want without some support. Although TYPO3 is not linked to a specific company - unlike some other Open Source projects - it still wouldn't have come so far without some active supporters and sponsors. This was certainly true already in the past, but this article focuses on TYPO3 4.5.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://typo3.org/article/sponsoring-for-typo3-45-lts/