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Re: KiCad joins the Linux Foundation
Adding clicks reduces the chance you'll get a donation.
On Fri, Nov 22, 2019, 5:31 PM Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 11/22/19 3:23 PM, Nick Østergaard wrote:
> > On Fri, 22 Nov 2019 at 18:03, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> 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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