Gentoo Archives: gentoo-nfp

From: Corey Shields <cshields@×××××××.edu>
To: gentoo-nfp@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-nfp] CDs and t-shirts
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 18:13:53
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-nfp] CDs and t-shirts by Daniel Robbins
Bah, I give up..  How many times have I told you, Daniel, that your family 
should come FIRST (INCLUDING financially)..  I've even said that in PERSON. 
My questions were not to imply that you should go broke or hungry, yet you 
come off like I am trying to attack you here..

I'll be taking myself out of this list as to not cause you and your family any 
more pain..

As a final word of advice, you may want to consider an odd number of people on 
the board.  Having an even number can cause deadlock on voting issues where 
just a majority is required.



On Monday 26 April 2004 11:46 am, Daniel Robbins wrote:
> > The question remains: Will you be taking the paypal > > donations with you as was agreed upon with the store, "to > > support me and my family in our ability to cover _basic > > living expenses_, and *potentially* help pay off *some* > > (notice I did use the word *some* in my original email) > > accumulated debt." or will the paypal donations feed the > > Gentoo project through the new NFP? > > At some point, there will only be a NFP to donate to. > > In the mean time, if I can't cover basic living expenses and have a basic > standard of living, then I suppose I could use some of the donation money > to support my family so I can continue to run the store, or I could shut > down the store and quickly try to get a job. > > While the store is running, the donations will go towards NFP-related > expenses that I am planning on covering via the Store. If not this, then if > absolutely necessary towards the store itself so it can keep running. If > the Store is shut down or the Store doesn't need the money, then it could > go towards the NFP's operating budget, but only after the NFP's legal > expenses have been paid off. > > If I am unable to cover basic living expenses and am saddled with the > responsibility to pay off significant NFP legal fees, then no, the donation > money will not go to the NFP until this situation is corrected. Otherwise > you are asking me to hurt my family for the sake of Gentoo again. > > This is painful for me to discuss because I have already allowed Gentoo to > hurt my family. Which is why I don't understand why these questions keep > coming up. You'd think that after making these kinds of sacrifices in the > past there would be some kind of trust in me to look out for the best > interests of Gentoo. And it is unpleasant for me to have to outline all the > potential scenarios of me being unable to cover my family's basic living > expenses. I am tired of having to do this. > > Daniel > > > > > > > > > -- > gentoo-nfp@g.o mailing list
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