[oclug] Mandrake 8.2 FYI
gsarsons at istop.com
Mon Mar 18 19:59:17 EST 2002
I haven't seen a resource page on how the money is used in my travels.
There was many posts with regard to the best way to donate to MDK on the
cooker mailing list. Bottom line is they get more if you contribute
online vice buying the cds.
On Mon, 2002-03-18 at 19:41, Dave Edwards wrote:
> On Monday 18 March 2002 07:04 pm, Ross Jordan wrote:
> > Though this brings up an interesting question.
> > What is the _best_ way to contribute?
> > Surely Mandrake only receives a fraction of the boxed purchase price.
> > But do stores and middle men carrying Linux software deserve some money
> > too?
> > Would a donation to Mandrake (or Mandrake club) be a better use of
> > money? What about direct payment to a developer of some project you
> > particularly like. Order them a pizza?
> > Obviously something is better than nothing, but one might as well
> > maximize its value.
> Yep, something is better than nothing. When we're in the throes of a
> bout of largesse, it's up to each of us to try to evaluate what is the
> best way to direct our dollars.
> A resource web page or howto on the subject would be useful, one that
> fairly briefly illustrates the disposal of one's money along different
> paths. Does this already exist?
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