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Re: Fund raising advertisement on the DPN (Was: [Publicity-commits] r2683 - /dpn/en/current/index.wml)

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 12:05:05AM -0400, David Prévot wrote:
> So I propose the following policy:
> *The DPN do not inform about fund raising initiative*
> The following exception tries to reflect our current usage:
> Once a year, mentioning the possibility to sponsor Debian (e.g. via its
> DebConf event) is acceptable (but not mandatory).
> If we want to make things crystal clear, we could drop the exception:
> DebConf has other ways to inform about sponsorship (e.g. specific press
> announcement).
> What do other regular editors of the DPN think about this proposal?

I believe that a message to thank when someone has contributed with a
donation to Debian is highly appropiate (i.e. hardware donations,
hosting, mirrors, etc.), but ask for donations directly on behalf of
Debian is something that I disagree.

Fernando C. Estrada

finlandia:~> apropos win
win: nothing appropriate.

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