[Lvlug] Plug for the Free Software Foundation
The Artist Formerly Known as Fingolfin
fingolfin at thelinuxlink.net
Thu Jun 24 20:25:42 EDT 2004
On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, Flash wrote:
> I just wanted to make a shameless plug for the Free Software
> Foundation. If you don't already know, the FSF is also one of the
> victims of the SCO drama. They were issued a subpoena to determine
> their involvement in the alleged scandal.
Yes, 'alleged' being the key word.
> To support them, I decided to become an associate member. It costs
> $10/month (or $120/year) and can be conveniently charged to a credit
> card and automatically renewed. Benefits include a discount on
> publications from the Free Software Press.
I wish I could. But since I have multiple drug lords and international
thugs to pay off, not to mention continuing death threats from Jamia
Islamia, I can't.
Well, really, I can't. Not right now anyway.
> Of course, the most important but intangible benefit is supporting an
> organization that has given so much to the community. Can you imagine
> a world without the software from the FSF?
Yes. It WOULD suck.
"...Jews everywhere were showing signs of disturbance, were gathering
together, and giving evidence of great hostility to the Romans, partly
by secret and partly by overt acts."
-- Cassius Dio, Roman History 69.12.1-14.3
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