[LAU] A year of Linux Audio revisited - would like to know your opinion

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Fri Dec 14 03:57:52 EST 2007

On Thu, 2007-12-13 at 21:09 -1000, david wrote:

> > However we should have a way for people to contribute cash to a global
> > fund if they want and the consortium has been dragging it's feet on this
> > point for some time. There have been several conversations on this topic
> > in the past and it is high time some action is taken.
> You need some way to do that for people who are (1) not developers, (2) 
> don't want to be developers, (3) have no training or even the kind of 
> mind to become a developer, and (4) have to make the choice of whether 
> they would use their available time doing something they like and know 
> how to do (making music) or use their time struggling with a task beyond 
> their training and interests.

There is no reason that the awards couldn't include Linux Audio
producers as well as Developers.

> One of the items on my (way-too-long) to do list is to "Decide fin sppt 
> for Lnx & apps - Firefox, etc. Tax deductible?" (direct copy and paste). 
> Ideas?

If the Consortium became a registered non profit then it would be tax
deductable for US tax payers.

Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd.

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