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Jan 10, 2007, 23:30 (4 Talkback[s])

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"I have been involved with Linux for over 10 years now. I have enjoyed the fruits of a lot of the hard work that has been done by programmers, administrators, regular people, etc. Those who work for corporations have been compensated for their work for the most part. But I see hundreds of interesting small projects that people work on after they get home from their day job. These people continue to give back to the Linux community night after night. They often get little or nothing for their labors.

"This began to bother me over a year ago and so I began a commitment to help some of these small projects with resources, both in terms of encouragement, which we should all do, and also in terms of funds that may help them continue in development. Sounds like a wonderful New Years ending doesn't it. Well, it wasn't..."

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