Giving back to the KDE Community

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Fri Jun 12 05:28:29 UTC 2015

On Thursday, June 11, 2015 08:36:30 PM Vishesh Handa wrote:
> Hey guys
> Kubuntu aims to be *the* most vanilla KDE distribution. Most Kubuntu
> members have close ties to KDE, and many are even KDE e.V members. We
> all collectively care a lot about KDE.
> One of the ways KDE improves it software is by enabling the developers
> to communicate in person. This is done via sprints, and via the yearly
> conference of Akademy. Kubuntu has always played a vital part in this
> conference and sometimes hosts a special Kubuntu day as well.
> Given this close relationship between us, and how Kubuntu clearly
> wants KDE to succeed. Perhaps some of the donations Kubuntu receives
> could be upstreamed to KDE. Kubuntu obviously has its own costs, but
> perhaps a certain part of your spare budget could be allocated to KDE.
> One simple way of doing this could be by becoming a sponsor for
> Akademy. It would increase Kubuntu's already massive popularity, and
> I'm sure the KDE Developers would quite appreciate it, and reserve a
> cozy place in theirs hearts cause of that.
> Looking forward to hearing from you guys.
> --
> PS: I decided to send this e-mail after discussing this with the
> Kubuntu Council members Rohan, Jonathan and Harold.

I'm not personally aware of spare budget.  Donations are a fickle thing and so 
just because one has cash on hand, doesn't make it spare.

Scott K

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