A lot of time is spent :-
- Writing and updating tools and maintaining scripts.
- Documenting the tools.
- Answering questions ( Several a day usually ).
- Maintaining this web site.
- Reading bug reports and taking appropriate action.
It costs money to :-
- Host the web site.
- Buy development tools and books.
- Build, keep and run test machines.
- Maintain a nutritious diet of caffeine and stale cookies for those late nights of programming.
- Take our wives/girlfriends out sometimes so we can get some peace to work.
|$5||A ham and cheese sandwich with pickles for lunch|
|$10||A couple of pints of beer|
|$15||Dinner for two at the local fast food emporium|
|$30||Dinner at some place a little more upmarket|
|$1000||Someone's rent paid for a month or so|
|$1000000||A developer can retire immediately and spend more time on free software.|
So whatever it is worth to you is, well, what it is worth to you. If you want to donate, Buy a beer, contribute a little each month or help us retire. The choice is yours. We appreciate any contributions and Thank you!