Subject: Re: The Pledge model -- K5 generates 6 mos income in three days
From: Keith Bostic <>
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."


Keith Bostic
Sleepycat Software Inc.
118 Tower Rd.			+1-781-259-3139
Lincoln, MA 01773