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Re: A newbie's contribution?
- To: "Welraeds, Grégoire" <WelraedsG@logica.com>
- Subject: Re: A newbie's contribution?
- From: "Mika Ullgren" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 11:47:56 +0200
- Cc: <email@example.com>
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- Thread-Topic: A newbie's contribution?
>> No. No but they are not trying to encourage people to use it either.
>> Look again.
>yes they did... kind of:
><snip source="http://www.openbsd.org <http://www.openbsd.org> ">
>"OpenBSD is developed by volunteers. The project funds development and
>releases by selling CDs and T-shirts, as well as receiving donations.
>Organizations and individuals donate and thus ensure that OpenBSD will
>continue to exist, and will remain free for everyone to use and reuse
>they see fit. "
And what will happen first? The project dies? Dont think so. The fisrt
thing that will hapen is that it will cease to exist for anyone who
wants to use it, it wont be able to buy any more etc. etc. Yeah the
project is funded by donations and money from selling T-shirts and
posters. Do you think that they'll take this monet and throw it all on
beer (I bet they are tempted ;))? Nooo. They have to pay for the CD's
that they are going to sell, they hafe to pay for the ink and cover on
the CD and so and so on... Here comes the big boom for you! They have to
have hardware so that they can develop OpenBSD. Yeah I know it is insane
(suuure) but true. And most impotantly in the above quote from
OpenBSD.org where does it say "point all your questions to misc@ and we
will be happy to answer them no mather how dumb". Geeeeeeeeeez. Yeah and
now tou will babble something about that the poor