Re: On links and things
Ian A Murdock <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Therefore, I am willing to make the first donation for equipment
>> expenses to <whatever the Debian organization is named these days>. I
>> suggest that my humble donation of $50(US) (which will be in the mail
>> tomorrow) be used towards the purchase of a 14.4k modem to speed the
>> pace of Debian development. It is money well spent. I know it will
>> come back to me in one form or another.
> Your offer is very kind. I doubt you have any more money than I do.
If it makes you feel poorly, you can send me the second Debian QIC-80
tape or CD-ROM if I ever get one.
> In any case, my talk with RMS was pleasant. He thinks the idea of the
> Debian Linux Association has merit, and has offered to help us collect
> tax-deductable donations through the FSF. More on that later; after
> Mike and I open a PO Box tomorrow we're going to announce the existence
> of <whatever the Debian organization is named these days>.
Make certain that *you* keep FULL control over Debian. The FSF is
notorious for trying to control developers -- developers who aren't
I'll wait to mail the check until you have a PO Box. Especially since
I didn't really mail it today (I was going to ask you for your email
address, but nobody's perfect. Esp. if I can deduct it. :-)
Are you going to release a 0.91 -> 0.92 patch or the like?
Okay, I admit it, I was in an odd mood. I usually don't get so
Just to warn you, even with a 14.4k, you will still want to go to the
lab at times. It is too slow for mass stuff. SLIP is also very