Re: Debian Project to get US$6000 from Linuxfund
On Sat, 23 Jul 2005, Ralph Katz wrote:
Newsforge reports Debian Project to get US$6000 from Linuxfund:
LinuxFund names new director, schedules payouts
Friday July 22, 2005 (07:00 PM GMT)
Debian leaders did not respond to requests for comment [...]
How much are you funding?
We are funding the first three projects for $500 per month for one year- this is $6000 per project.
Is there a reason for not commenting and not mentioning this? Sounds
like good news!
It is and we should comment on it. As no one seems to be on it, here's a
first attempt at a short press release:
DEBIAN PROJECT RECEIVES $6000 FROM LINUX FUND
The Debian Project was pleased to learn it is one of only three Free
Software organizations that will receive $6000 from linuxfund.org.
Said [Insert cabal member], "The money awarded by Linuxfund is made
up of many small donations from the grassroots Linux community. We
see their decision to choose us as a validation of the Debian Projects
uncompromising focus on service to our users and the Free Software community.
Donations like this help ensure we can continue that service for a long,
[Insert information on Debian and donating to it.]
Jaldhar H. Vyas <email@example.com>
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