Samba.org: Samba Project Seeking Donations
Aug 10, 2002, 04:00 (15 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Tom for this link.
"You may be wondering why the Samba Team needs money now, when
we have survived for 10 years without asking for donations. The
main expenses that we have are travel expenses for team members to
the major Samba related conferences and expenses for running the
main samba.org site. We occasionally have other expenses (eg. small
pieces of hardware and books) but that is less common.
"A good example of our travel expenses is the CIFS'2002
conference in San Jose. We have eleven team members attending this
year and while most of them are covered by the company they work
for, we do need to provide international travel and accomodation
for 4 people..."