[Fsfe-ie] supporting FSFE's Fellowship
adam at webarchitects.co.uk
Fri Nov 18 13:04:00 CET 2005
This is tangential ...
... but seems to have worked well
I'm unsure where this requisition was placed other than here:
Justin Mason wrote:
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> My theory: 120 euros per year is just too much money.
> If you're personally very committed to the cause, it may be worth it; but
> most people are simply not *that* committed.
> Even EFF allows membership at $25, and their average membership fee is
> apparently $65. That's a lot lower.
> (As for my excuse -- I haven't been living in Europe for several years
> now. maybe when I get back. but then I'll have a wedding to fund, and
> justifying a 3-figure donation to the fiancee under those circumstances
> isn't so easy ;)
> - --j.
> Ciaran O'Riordan writes:
>>So far, 3 people in Ireland have joined FSFE's fellowship.
>>(as far as I know, that includes me.)
>>My mails to fsfe-ie and to ILUG in March, and my talk at the ILUG AGM, all
>>seem to have resulted in no sign-ups each.
>>So what went wrong?
>>Is it that people assume that others will join, and put it off - so the
>>remedy would be to inform the mailing lists again and tell them the numbers?
>>I know that's what I've just done here, and I do encourage people on this
>>list to sign up since that's how FSFE's work gets funded - but I'm
>>interested to know what to do when contacting other lists.
>>All suggestions and comments would be welcome.
>>I made this page, which needs updating, but it might have some useful info:
>>Ciarán O'Riordan, ___________/ Join the Fellowship of FSFE to
>>http://ciaran.compsoc.com/ _/ support the campaigns against software
>>___________________________/ patents and IPRED2 http://fsfe.org
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