Re: Debian joning OASIS?
On Monday, March 11, Federico Di Gregorio wrote:
> I have a propostal I believe would benefit OASIS as a whole: why
> doesn't OASIS accept Debian as an associate without requiring any
Because they can't afford it. The members services director informed
me that the $1000 membership fee is mostly subsidized by the
for-profit members, and doesn't cover the true costs of the
BTW, this is similar to the way the the tuition pricing model works
for US state universities - student tuition & fees do not cover the
true costs of attendance.
> given the completely non-profit nature of Debian, that makes sense
> to me.
Me, too. But the idea's a no-go.
I already pursued that path and was informed that the $1000 membership
fee is mostly subsidized by the for-profit members.
The $1000 fee is as low as we can get. Trust me on this.
Mark Johnson <email@example.com>
Debian SGML <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Home Page: <http://dulug.duke.edu/~mark/>
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