[Fwd: request]

Mark Studebaker mds at paradyne.com
Thu Aug 8 19:10:41 CEST 2002


nooooooooooooo
I'm not doing #1 or #2.
If nobody else is then I'll tell the guy thanks but no thanks.


phil at netroedge.com wrote:
> 
> #1 sounds too hard.  I'm OK if you receive the funds Mark, and keep
> just enough to cover the taxes.  We can figure out a more formal
> method later if we start receiving a lot more donations.
> 
> Phil
> 
> On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 10:16:51PM -0400, Mark D. Studebaker wrote:
> > To do it right means incorporating as a 501(c)(3) corporation.
> > Officers, forms, annual fees and filings.
> > Then donations are tax-deductible.
> >
> > The other method is, I suppose, is skip all that, create a PayPal
> > account, and see what happens.
> >
> > I would guess Phil / Netroedge may have trouble with #2.
> >
> > I don't hear any volunteers to do #1.
> >
> >
> > "Mark D. Studebaker" wrote:
> > >
> > > A little optimistic that the donation will be laptop-sized...
> > > IANAL but seems like we can figure out or finesse the tax issue
> > > without getting carried away. Perhaps we can research...
> > > Cash is king, let's figure out how to accept it...
> > >
> > > phil at netroedge.com wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Well, as long as we know how to deal with the tax issues on it, why
> > > > not?  We could definitely use a Thinkpad or one of these
> > > > Intellistations to play with.  In fact, if this person is donating
> > > > something on the order of the cost of a Thinkpad, perhaps he can just
> > > > buy us one instead of handing us cash?  Also, we could still use a
> > > > server to put the lm-sensors site/cvs on (1 or 2u rack-mount server
> > > > would be ideal).
> > > >
> > > > Not that we have overwhelming requests for a list of items to donate,
> > > > but it might be helpful to put a list of wanted items on the web site?
> > > >
> > > > Phil
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 11:30:03AM -0400, Mark Studebaker wrote:
> > > > > believe it or not somebody wants to give us money.
> > > > > Should we accept, if so how?
> > > > > Should we set up a paypal acct?
> > > > > What would we do with money?
> > > > > Did you see at http://lwn.net that they announced they
> > > > > were shutting down their site and they got $25K donations
> > > > > in the next week !!! Sheesh.
> > > > > From: s <srlinuxx at bellsouth.net>
> > > > > To: "Mark D. Studebaker" <mds at paradyne.com>
> > > > > Subject: Re: request
> > > > > Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2002 09:49:30 -0500
> > > > > User-Agent: KMail/1.4.2
> > > > > In-Reply-To: <3D23A20D.1BFF0A75 at paradyne.com>
> > > > >
> > > > > Dear Mark,
> > > > > As stated previously I would love to make a small donation to your
> > > > > cause but could not find any links from your site.  Where might one
> > > > > send monitary donations to the lm_sensors project?
> > > > >
> > > > > thanks,
> > > > > -srlinuxx
> > > > >
> > > > > On Wednesday 03 July 2002 08:17 pm, you wrote:
> > > > > > what do you need? What southbridge do you have - is it the VT8233A
> > > > > > or something else?
> > > > > > Do you have the VT1211 Super I/O? that's supported in CVS too.
> > > > > > Let us know.
> > > > > > mds
> > > > > >
> > > > > > § wrote:
> > > > > > > Hi, I have been enjoying your lm_sensors for a couple of years I
> > > > > > > guess it's been on an i815 mobo (and similar).  But I am going
> > > > > > > amd, and would soo much appreciate support for the Via
> > > > > > > VT8367(KT333).  I see where the VT8233A southbridge is recognized
> > > > > > > in cvs so I'm hoping for continued developement of that too.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I would so much love to help with developement, but alas know
> > > > > > > just enough to utilize other's work.  Of course I'd be first in
> > > > > > > line to test and I also wouldn't mind supporting your project
> > > > > > > with a donation.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I hope to have the opportunity to continue enjoying lm_sensors or
> > > > > > > helping you out in some way.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Thank you,
> > > > > > > -§rlinuxx
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Philip Edelbrock -- IS Manager -- Edge Design, Corvallis, OR
> > > >    phil at netroedge.com -- http://www.netroedge.com/~phil
> > > >  PGP F16: 01 D2 FD 01 B5 46 F4 F0  3A 8B 9D 7E 14 7F FB 7A
> 
> --
> Philip Edelbrock -- IS Manager -- Edge Design, Corvallis, OR
>    phil at netroedge.com -- http://www.netroedge.com/~phil
>  PGP F16: 01 D2 FD 01 B5 46 F4 F0  3A 8B 9D 7E 14 7F FB 7A



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