[kwlug-disc] FLOSS fund candidate: Red Cross, Haiti relief fund

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Thu Jan 21 16:40:06 EST 2010


I mean no disrespect, I disagree this is a valid kwlug floss fund 
candidate.

I don't disagree the worthiness of the cause. There will always be 
worthy causes.

As you point out, people can contribute in other ways than the floss fund.

It's another slippery slope here, for the floss fund.

Chris Frey wrote, On 01/21/2010 3:59 PM:
> Hi,
> 
> I hope folks will forgive this co-opting of the FLOSS fund just this once.
> I realize this is an exception to the rules, but this is an exceptional
> case, and I figured it was at least worth nominating, even if we decide
> in the end that personal donations are a better idea.  Either way is good
> with me.
> 
> I nominate a Haiti relief fund, specifically the Red Cross, for
> February's FLOSS fund.
> 
> It is possible to donate online:
> 	http://www.redcross.ca/article.asp?id=000043&tid=016



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