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Re: Realizing Good Ideas with Debian Money

On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 09:04:24PM +0000, Luca Filipozzi wrote:
> When we last crunched the numbers, maintaining a 5y refresh (to stay in
> warranty, etc.) would require $75k-100k/yr. We've avoided that level of
> annual expenditure because we are keeping hardware longer than 5y and
> we've had amazing hardware [donations][1].

For me this implies that Debian should aim at having at least US$500k 
reserves, to be prepared if there is no large donation coming for a 
future refresh.

> Luca Filipozzi



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