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|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Teaching Stipents
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Subject: Re: [hangout] Teaching Stipents
From: Kevin Mark
Cc: Alan Wiess , Ruben Safir ,
Lylxs Hangout Mailinglist
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Date: 30 Dec 2001 01:32:49 -0500
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List: New Yorkers Linux Scene
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My take is that just because an orgainzation needs and spends money
this does not make it a 'business' aka a for-profit business.
A 'business' sole purpose is to put money in the pocket of the owners
and to promote a brand. That is not the intent.
even the red cross aka a non-profit organization has to pay light bills
and pay people to fix the roof. As much as 25% of a groups expenses are
used for paying employees. And they need to use 'donations' for this as
well as to do the 'good things'.
As long as a groups money is not soley put in the leaderships pocket and
that the money goes to keeping the organization going and used for its
intent (speading the word on linux and creating leadership), all is ok.
As to how much to pay... that is tricky
So if Lynxs has to pay for teacher, that in turn, promote the group and
spread the word, "Its a good thing"
On Sat, 2001-12-29 at 23:39, Billy wrote:
> Alan Wiess wrote:
> > So we pay the instructor $500. Now our free
> > education needs to cover that charge...
> It's up to the instructor.
> You've got my opinion.
> You're talking about a 25 hour
> class, it's a lot of effort. Too much
> for many of us to volunteer.
> If the class is going to hapnen,
> you'll need a really great volunteer
> or a bit of $.
> > So much for outreach. Are we in business yet?
> The funk, the whole funk, and nothing but the funk.
> New Yorker Linux Users Scene
> Fair Use -
> because it's either fair use or useless....
New Yorker Linux Users Scene
Fair Use -
because it's either fair use or useless....