On 04/22/2012 10:00 AM, Dan MacDonald wrote:
yes, please don't top-post.
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 4:13 AM, Patrick Shirkey > wrote:
Someone offered Patrick (the current content maintainer of
lau.linuxaudio.org) $50 AUS for placing an advertisement on
lau.linuxaudio.org for 1 year.
A few linuxaudio.org board-members  who according to policy  can
make decisions chimed in and opposed paid advertising for various reasons:
- bureaucratic overhead; someone needs to take care of accounting
- hosting: our current host vt.edu does not allow advertising
- political reasons: oppose online-marketing: person-tracking, keep
the community safe from deceptive practices.
>> Do other people here have any strong opinions on the usefulness of
I'm not a member of the management-board; but my recommended reply to
potential commercial businesses would be: "We don't want your money, we
want your support, your cooperation and compliance. - We're happy to
link to your site if it offers useful information, specs, software or
supports linuxaudio - but we won't sell links."
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