[Foundation-l] Attempt at a compromise (Re: Advertising)
cunctator at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 00:17:27 UTC 2006
Ah, but there are more of the first guys.
On 12/29/06, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29/12/06, The Cunctator <cunctator at gmail.com> wrote:
> > How about sponsors get listed in the order of the percentage of their
> > net worth they contributed? So some guy who makes $15K a year and
> > donates $100 gets listed higher than some guy worth $6 billion who
> > donates $200K.
> > Yes, I recognize that's not actually feasible, but I think you get the idea.
> > You shouldn't get to pay to get higher placement on some donor list
> > just because you're richer.
> That idea has some heartwarming qualities, but it doesn't get us more
> of the cash. Because the second guy gave us more *we* can use than the
> first did. Which is, after all, the point of the exercise.
> - d.
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