Re: Disappointment about the appearance of our CLT booth

From: Giacomo A. Catenazzi <>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 12:28:28 +0100

Jan Wagner wrote:
>> things - I'm a computer expert.
> [...]
>> If you ask me - I would stop selling stuff at a booth at
>> all - so the situation was not intended, but after all I
>> liked it. And yes, I know that this is one feature visitors
>> expect from a booth - but isn't Debian something that gives
>> you *more* than you expect? We even provide knowledge and
>> real help at the booth (now coming to the next point).
> I think users want to express their connection to our project. Selling
> posters/stickers/t-shirt (to get money) should not be the target, but serving
> our users/contributers some ways to express themself, should be a good reason
> to offer such things.

I agree.
We ask for donations (it is not our target, but we need them).
IMHO, in Europe for normal (private) users it is simpler to donate
money buying something than to send moneys.


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