[nycbug-talk] Important about finances of FBSD

Pete Wright pete
Tue Dec 21 18:08:05 EST 2004

On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 06:04:21PM -0500, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> > > Why can't people give whatever they think is fair and be done with it?
> > >  Why does this have to be turned into a telethon?  We all have the
> > > links needed to donate so why not leave it at that.
> > 
> > Well, they should've brought this up sooner, cause raising 30k in less
> > than two weeks almost requires a sort of telethon to get the
> > information out to the right number of people.
> > 
> > Even if they don't make it, I'm sure they would win the appeal.  The
> > real problem is just that the appeal process is probably a pain in the
> > ass and will incur a lot of lawyer fees.  Given their financial
> > statement, they can certainly afford this, but the money is better
> > spent on FreeBSD.
> > 
> > -bob
> I am not arguing about getting the word out, that has been done.  But
> this focus on recognition instead of just do the right thing and move
> on seem, well for want of a better word, childish.  From past
> experience people on this list have deep pockets and are not afraid to
> use them.  If you think something is the right thing to do then do it
> and be done.

here here!  thank you mark!  just do it, or don't do it.

george thanks for bringing this topic up and getting the word out too!

Peter Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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