wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Thu May 28 09:50:07 UTC 2009
> FreeBSD developers know enough to avoid speaking 'on behalf' of anyone,
> unless they are explicitly asked to do so and it makes sense. We usually
> just point the users gently towards an appropriate resource: a webpage, a
> mailing list, or a team of more knowledgeable folks, etc.
> Boris did the right thing IMO by pointing at the donations pages. Two of
Exactly. but it for sure wasn't what original "sponsoring offer wanted".
He wanted banner/logo advert on mine webpage.
> a) We generally accept all donations, regardless of how small they are.
> Even donations of a single RAM chip for nearly obsolete platforms are
> welcome and we try to find someone who will make good use of it.
But you don't put advert for this. As you said - there is separate webpage
for listing sponsors, and that's excellent.
> b) The donations team acts as a gateway for incoming stuff, and they have
> enough experience to discern genuine offers for a donation from spammy
> "please link to my personal web site and I will make you rich" scamming
So what's wrong with my answer for such spammy offer?
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