[sf-lug] [PenLUG] Donation for hosting -- question from sf-lug
jim at well.com
Mon Oct 23 08:53:49 PDT 2006
From one of the CCCP guys (my query to him at bottom):
Begin forwarded message:
> From: "David Weekly" <david at weekly.org>
> Date: October 22, 2006 8:06:07 PM PDT
> To: "jim stockford" <jim at well.com>
> Subject: Re: question from sf-lug
> CCCP is the only place in the world that de facto gives free
> colocation to Open Source projects. We've helped many Open Source
> projects like Kaffe get off the ground and helped give hobbyist
> developers a place for them to test out concepts and launch free
> products. :) We're here for the community and we hope the community
> will be here for us as well.
> David Weekly
> Founder of CCCP
> On 10/21/06, jim stockford <jim at well.com> wrote:
>> san francisco linux users' group has now heard
>> of CCCP's need for help. as sf-lug is self-sufficient
>> (albeit in a creaky fashion), the question arises
>> "why CCCP for SF-LUG?"
>> sf-lug seems to have no need of colo facilities,
>> but there might be some linux or freeBSD or Gnu
>> or FOSS project that has benefits for sf-lug members,
>> and it may be that some group of sf-luggers might
>> come up with a project that could benefit from
>> having a 501(c)3 corporation as an umbrella,
>> should CCCP be supportive.
>> it's a general question, but given the above, what
>> do you all see as ways CCCP might provide some
>> benefits that sf-lug members would value and thus
>> answer "why sf-lug members and others should
>> give time or money to help CCCP?"
>> There is now a small thread about this in the
>> sf-lug email stream; I'll be happy to forward any
>> info from you to the group.
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