Swag for FUDCons

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Jul 19 20:26:26 UTC 2010

On 07/19/2010 04:24 PM, inode0 wrote:
> 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.

To be fair, it is "finance" this blocks on, as opposed to "legal". :)


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