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Month: July 2013

Re: [trinity-users] Donation and Re: [trinity-users] Testing TDE R14

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:24:12 -0500
> On Wednesday 24 July 2013 15:54:31 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>  I am not complaining here, I am simply trying to allay your
>> fears that TDE is some sort of scam.  
> Oh, dear.  I have obviously expressed myself very badly.  I'm so sorry,
> Tim.

Don't worry about it.  I guessed this was the case, but took the
opportunity to clarify the situation for other list readers. ;-)

> I most emphatically do *not* think that TDE is a scam.  Far from it.  But
> I
> think a large in your face demand for money would appear so to a great
> many
> people.
> I believe that you have got that your notice just about right now.
> Clearly
> visible, but not aggressive.

Good!  This is the way it will stay for now.

>  I am quite sure that TDE does not have a bad
> image.  I rather fear that for most people it has no image at all. :-(  I
> keep trying to publicise it.  I must obviously do more.
> You and Alexandre caught me at a bad moment.  I cannot apologise enough
> for
> the impression I have apparently given.
> I had no idea that donations were such a tiny trickle.  It sounds to me as
> though even the widow's mite could make a significant contribution to the
> finances!
> If you are getting in so small an amount, I don't wonder that you can keep
> track!  I'll try to do something regularly for a bit, and I'll try to get
> at
> least one of the three people I support on TDE to give something too.  I
> had
> no idea that things were so bad.

For much of the life of this project donations have been feast or famine. 
This thread has resulted in an uptick, so things are looking a little
better right now!