Swag for FUDCons

inode0 inode0 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 20:24:03 UTC 2010

2010/7/19 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com>:
> On 07/19/2010 04:18 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 13:15 -0700, Luis Villa wrote:
>>> Note that selling things isn't necessarily just a money thing; people
>>> who have given you money and gotten swag in return have quite
>>> literally bought in, and that identification (for better or for worse)
>>> makes them more passionate advocates for what you're doing. In other
>>> words, they *want* to give you money as a form of contribution; it
>>> isn't a bad strategy to let them do that even if you don't actually
>>> need the money.
>> Maybe funnel it to someone who can who we support? (FSF?)
> I suppose that is an option, but that tends to make things more
> complicated. What if someone likes Fedora but not the FSF (hey, it could
> happen)?

Since we revisit this it seems every year I'd suggest just dropping
any notion of collecting money in any form until such time as someone
has something concrete worked out with legal. Otherwise it is
repeating the past ending up on the same dead-end road.


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