Stefano Zacchiroli dijo [Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 08:54:23AM +0200]: > (…) > At present, DebConf is way more integrated into Debian than in the past: > the main split remains in its technical infrastructure, but otherwise > DebConf can be seen as a proper Debian sub-projects, handled by project > delegates according to Constitution. So, on that front, I see no > particular problems. > > Nevertheless I do share your concern about setting a precedent. While > right now Debian finances are in decent shape, I've pondered in the past > about a sponsorship button on the main Debian website as a last resort > measure in case we will ever need to collect donations at a high rate to > face some emergency. While I would see a sponsorship button warranted in > that case, I don't think that sponsoring DebConf warrants it. Why for > instance should we have a sponsorship button for it and not, say, for > the Sprint program which is mainly sponsored on "regular" Debian budget? > And why not put a button for sponsorship they day we'll need to buy an > expensive server for DSA ourselves? Individually, all these causes are > legitimate, but as a whole they seem to constitute a slippery rope. > (…) I agree with Stefano here. We have a quite visible donation link in the debconf.org pages. I do not feel DebConf to be _so_ prominent within Debian to warrant a donation link in the debian.org site itself - Although yes, a link to DebConf from debian.org as suggested by Holger would be nice IMO.
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