[Centos] Release of centos-3.3 ISP bill

Wed Oct 27 16:25:26 UTC 2004
Troy Engel <tengel at fluid.com>

I have been a member of CommunityColo (aka 'CCCP') in the past, and it 
worked very well for me for about 2 years. Perhaps another solution path 
to take a look at:



Greg M. Kurtzer wrote:
> It turns out that the release of Centos-3.3 was so popular, that it threw us
> way over the threshold of our ISP's, and now we are stuck with a _very_ large
> bill (as in an estimated 6TB of transfers). While in one hand I am ecstatic
> that we are so successful, but on the other hand, that is coming out of the
> developers pockets. The developers should be the last ones footing these
> bills (and this one was very large).
> You can help. Please consider a donation for each of the systems that you are
> using. A reasonable donation we think starts at $12US per system per year. 
> That money is only spent on infrastructure and development. $12 is much 
> cheaper then a magazine subscription, and if everyone contributes their 
> share, we will be able to grow our infrastructure to better handle our 
> growing user base, and continue to provide software to the community.
> Please visit http://www.caosity.org/contributing/ to do your part.

Troy Engel | Systems Engineer
Fluid, Inc | http://www.fluid.com