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

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sun Dec 16 03:25:15 EST 2007

Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> 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.

Both are good ideas.

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