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Re: [OT] OpenSource Documentation Fund

>Thus I think we need other methods of funding.  Governments and
>charitable organizations could be one source.  Another is to ask for
>donations from users of Linux, especially ones who have gotten it
>free by downloading or using someone else's CD.

>Sort of like shareware applications. Maybe this could be at least part of
>the solution for LDP funding. Perhaps the LDP should consider developing
>multiple sources of revenue, rather than trying to get it all from one >source.

>OK, I've wasted enough of everyone's time, so I should shut up now I >guess.

The problem with this is the LDP does not exist. Not in a business sense
anyway. That is why Opendocs is paying authors directly instead of
letting the LDP disperse funds.

Joshua Drake

<COMPANY>CommandPrompt  - http://www.commandprompt.com  </COMPANY>
<PROJECT>OpenDocs, LLC. - http://www.opendocs.org       </PROJECT>
<PROJECT>LinuxPorts     - http://www.linuxports.com     </PROJECT>
<WEBMASTER>LDP          - http://www.linuxdoc.org       </WEBMASTER>
Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology,"
start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.

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