[Foundation] Jabber Software Foundation Sponsorship

Andre Durand (durand.com) andre at durand.com
Thu Apr 4 23:22:15 CST 2002


They each paid $10k. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Adam Theo [mailto:theo at theoretic.com] 
Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2002 9:21 PM
To: members at jabber.org
Subject: [Foundation] Jabber Software Foundation Sponsorship


"Andre Durand (durand.com)" <andre at durand.com>:
> All,
> 
> I've been working with Peter Saint-Andre on a new page which we 
> propose to add to the jabber.org site which speaks specifically to 
> corporate sponsorship.
> 
> With the economy as tight as it has been in the past several months, 
> asking corporations for sponsorships has been challenging task, and 
> not particularly fruitful.
> 
> As such, and being that most of the voting benefits are accrued to the

> membership, I propose we consider the concept that corporate sponsors 
> can 'direct' funds to particular projects or Foundation efforts of 
> their choosing.

How much are our sponsors currently paying in fees, if this kind of info

can be released? I'm curious to compare the amounts you have listed
there.

Overall, I think it's worth a try. Make sure that this can be revoked if

we want it to. But otherwise I say let's give it a trial run and see how

it does. Sound good?

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