Thank you for Pidgin, and all the quick fixes.
lschiere at pidgin.im
Thu Jul 9 00:52:51 EDT 2009
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Instant Messaging Freedom did eventually get non-profit status. I
think Kevin was going to write a donation page, but free time is
always at a premium.
On Jul 9, 2009, at 00:24 EDT, John Bailey wrote:
> Jeff Sadowski wrote:
>> Question along these lines I see no info about donations on the faq
>> there a pot to donate to or is it strictly all volunteer work only.
> We have been looking to set up a donation system for Instant
> Messaging Freedom,
> Inc., the non-profit corporation set up three years ago (one of you
> please correct me if I'm wrong here--I wasn't in the loop then!).
> One of IMF's
> purposes is to shield individual developers from lawsuits such as
> the one we
> were facing over the use of our former name. Unfortunately, we do
> not yet have
> that donation system up and running. It's on our to-do list, but it
> seems to
> just never happen.
> Right now, I would say that the best use of donations intended for
> Pidgin in
> general would be to donate to the Software Freedom Law Center, who
> have provided
> our legal counsel in the founding and maintenance of IMF and staving
> off the
> lawsuit from AOL. Otherwise, you could find out if any developers
> have specific
> preferred charities or donate to an organization that helps people
> in need in
> your local area.
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