Subject: Re: The Pledge model -- K5 generates 6 mos income in three days
From: Keith Bostic <bostic@sleepycat.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 17:41:27 -0400 (EDT)

> Karsten M. Self:
>> Interesting addition to the modes of "how do I support my free software
>> project".
>
> Perl appears to be moving towards a pledge model, and got sponsorship for
> Damian Conway last year through community donations.

To paraphrase Mike Olson, "I don't want my business model to
depend on the kindness of strangers."

Regards,
--keith

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