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Re: Idea: consider crowdfunding UBports project


I'm supporting UBPort as a patreon, but I think UBPort should negotiate
with Canonical to "sponsor" them : giving them free hosting, some devices,
and why not some money ?

2017-04-16 10:33 GMT+02:00 Vincas Dargis <vindrg@xxxxxxxxx>:

> Hi,
> I am user of BQ Aquaris E5, which is my actually first ever smart phone,
> and I am deeply saddened that Canonical had to end Ubuntu Phone project. I
> am very thankful for them for creating this awesome, free operating system
> for smart phones, with convergence with Desktop, which I am really not
> ready to leave it in the drawer. Big thanks to them!
> I have discovered that UBports project, which is continuing Ubuntu Phone
> developing, has Patreon site [0] to collect funds for it's development, and
> for the main goal they set to have full time developer working on system we
> love.
> I am encouraging you to consider funding UBports by becoming patreons to
> help them continue Ubuntu Phone development.
> There are actually lot's of free software projects and their supporting
> organizations that needs our money too, may it be Debian and Ubuntu, or
> maybe Free Software, Document and Linux Foundations, but these mentioned
> have already their stones set, meanwhile UBports really needs a kickstart
> (pun intended? :-) ).
> Thanks for hearing.
> [0] https://www.patreon.com/ubports/posts
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