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Re: Realizing Good Ideas with Debian Money




On Sat, Jun 01, 2019 at 01:50:25AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 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.

Plus another $300k in reserves for DebConf in case those donations don't
come through.

-- 
Luca Filipozzi