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Re: KiCad joins the Linux Foundation


On 11/22/19 2:39 PM, Mark Roszko wrote:
>> I need to add a "Donate via Linux Foundation" button to the KiCad
> website main page. 
> But is it in addition to or to replace CERN?

In addition to.

> On Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 12:03 PM Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>     I just pushed a blog post to the KiCad website that KiCad has joined the
>     Linux Foundation so consider this the official announcement.  The
>     project did this to give donors a choice of how they want to donate to
>     KiCad and it gives us some more flexibility on how we can spend donation
>     money.  This does not in any way change our relationship with CERN and
>     you can continue to donate via CERN if that is your preference.  You
>     should be seeing announcements from the Linux Foundation shortly.
>     I need to add a "Donate via Linux Foundation" button to the KiCad
>     website main page.  If someone would please point me to the correct
>     place in the website source where I need to do this, I would appreciate
>     it.  If you would rather do it yourself, the KiCad LF donation link is
>     https://funding.communitybridge.org/projects/kicad.
>     Who has the account login information for the KiCad Facebook page?  I
>     didn't create this so it would be nice if I had edit access so I could
>     post announcements there instead of asking someone else to do it.
>     I hope joining the Linux Foundation will improve our potential donor
>     visibility so we can continue to grow the KiCad project.  Thank you all
>     for your continued support.
>     Cheers,
>     Wayne
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