[nycbug-talk] Important about finances of FBSD

G. Rosamond george
Tue Dec 21 18:16:18 EST 2004

On Dec 21, 2004, at 6:08 PM, Pete Wright wrote:

> 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!
> -p

But you're *all* wrong.  Please send your checks to:

Bill Gates
Redmond, WA  66666

That should help us.  And tell them it's from NYC*BUG.  We have to show 
we're having an impact.


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