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Re: KiCad joins the Linux Foundation


On Fri, 22 Nov 2019 at 18:03, Wayne Stambaugh <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 have admin access on it, but I think you got it as well from the
original creator (Sujith Anandan) of it. I don't really maintain it,
facebook is not really my thing.

> 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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