"Last September, some of the Debian Linux distribution's
leadership wanted to make sure that Etch, the next version of
Debian, arrived on its December 4th due date. So, the Dunc-Tank
group decided to experiment with financially supporting some key
developers to get Debian out the door on time.
"Debian has a reputation for being almost as late as Duke Nukem
Forever, the perpetually never-arriving PC first person shooter
game. Not all developers were pleased at this experiment in
speeding up Debian development..."
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