Small donation offer for Debian Events Box (WAS Re: bits from the DPL for January 2012
Joseph R. Justice <jayarejay <at> gmail.com>
2012-02-04 15:55:35 GMT
On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 6:51 AM, Stefano Zacchiroli <leader <at> debian.org> wrote:
> - Thanks to the help of Luca Capello, we advanced quite a bit on forming
> the Debian Event Box kit  that should make it easier to set up
> Debian booth at FOSS events. We bought the machine for it (for about
> ~755 CHF) and the box to contain it will soon be on its way as well.
> If you're at FOSDEM, tend to the Debian booth to check it out (and
> possibly help out with the technical setup).
>  http://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Events/DebianEventsBox
I just read this. I've also looked at the DebianEventsBox wiki page,
the announcement linked to from there by Luca Capello, and the last
several months of debian-publicity mail archives. I fully agree that
this would be a Good Thing to have for Debian.
I currently work at a hardware store (located in Florida, USA) where I
can get things like power strips (actually, surge suppressors would be
better), at least some types of cabling, padlocks, and other assorted
things at a significant discount from normal retail price (my price
would be the wholesale price the store pays plus 10% markup, plus
local sales tax).
As a token of my esteem for Debian (and, honestly, because I don't
think it is going to cost too much), I am proposing and willing to
purchase at my own expense, and ship at my own expense at least within
the USA (possibly within North America, e.g. Canada / Mexico, and