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Re: ftp-master, ftp and db .debian.org moving - hosting sought

On Wed, June 22, 2005 11:36, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> "Thijs Kinkhorst" <kink@squirrelmail.org> writes:
>> On Wed, June 22, 2005 10:25, James Troup wrote:
>>> o be a donation, i.e. gratis.  Debian can't pay for it's own hosting.
>> I was wondering about this statement. Debian receives monetary donations
>> and owns quite a lot of money - wouldn't paying for critical parts of
>> infrastructure like ftpmaster be money well spent?
> I think the point is that we ask for a donation before we spend money
> on it.

Sure, but the statement quoted above rules it out entirely. "can't pay" is
pretty definitive. I'm wondering why it's that certain that we can't pay
for it.

Furthermore, actually paying for it does not create a problem like now
where the hosting gets cancelled suddenly.


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