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Re: FW: Mail forwarding in return for Debian donation

On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 06:16:53PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > > > Isn't this a great idea that Debian could borrow? I think this could 
> > > > generate some nice publicity/income for the Debian project, I mean 
> > > > you've already got the domain name. Personaly I'd rather donate to 
> > > > Debian than to the FSF, I think Debian needs it more.
> > 
> > We don't have any use for money right now. What we have mostly just
> > sits in a bank account getting slowly devalued by inflation. So fund
> > raising exercises aren't really a good idea.

> We do have use for money and the Debian project currently spends quite
> some money through the year in order to improve its presence and help
> its development.

While technically true, this is highly misleading. We can sustain the
current rate of spending for quite a long time using only the money
currently in the accounts. So we don't need any more. What I said
stands, so long as you don't idiotically read 'most' as 'all'.

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