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Buying with the Penguin

Jul 28, 2009, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"As Jim Zemlin, executive director at the Linux Foundation, said in the card's announcement, "This credit card is in response to requests by individuals who want to get involved and support the Linux Foundation's community activities. Some people write code while others work on marketing or defending Linux. The Linux-branded credit card is an easy way for anyone to contribute to the growth of Linux and identify themselves as supporters of the community by carrying Tux in their pocket."

"Well, I do a bit for Linux, by writing about Linux, both when it gets things right and when it gets things wrong, but I'm amused by the idea that anyone can help Linux by spending money. After all, we all do that!"

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