3rd Fellowship Raffle to attract more Fellows
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Wed Mar 14 13:05:23 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-03-14 at 13:49 +0100, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> ams> That is exactly what people are being told right now with the
> ams> FSFE distributing this device to fellows.
> It has been implied that we were telling this to people, although
> we explicitly pointed out that we are not recommending these
> devices and pass them on only for the purpose of finding people to
> free them.
> But giving them away you are indeed recommending them, a message
> stating that you are not does not change the fact.
Well, not just that, but in the case of the N800, they're asking people
to buy them, albeit at a subsidised rate.
The new text on the page is an improvement, but it's still a bit odd to
raffle work to people :)
Perhaps in the future the FSFE should consult with people about
hardware; even the fully free router has free software issues:
... and I understand it doesn't work with OpenWRT. It's not a freeness
issue, but it's a pain, and there are better options out there.
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