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Re: KiCad joins the Linux Foundation


On 11/22/19 3:23 PM, Nick Østergaard wrote:
> 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.

It's not my thing either but I thought I would add the announcement
there.  I don't recall ever getting admin access.  I did get the twitter
admin login information.  Do you have Sujith's email address so that I
can ping him?

>> 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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