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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 6 years ago 2016-09-01 23:38:47
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Remove Quoting Karen quote

Quoting Karen from the time when she was Executive Director of GNOME
Foundation probably isn't helpful now that she's our Executive Director.
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@@ -198,54 +198,48 @@ work on this front and look forward to seeing where it leads.</q> &mdash;
 
<p><q><a href="http://QuestionCopyright.org">QuestionCopyright.org</a> is
 
just one of many organizations that would benefit from a Free Software
 
accounting system that is usable by non-technical people.  We
 
enthusiastically support the Conservancy's campaign to create one, and look
 
forward to using the result.</q>
 
&mdash; <a href="http://questioncopyright.org/speakers/karl_fogel">Karl
 
Fogel</a>, Executive Director,
 
  <a href="http://QuestionCopyright.org">QuestionCopyright.org</a></p>
 

	
 
<p><q>As a fiscal sponsor organization with over 30 currently-associated Free
 
Software projects, Software in the Public Interest shares the Conservancy's
 
needs and interests in this area, and welcome the opportunity to collaborate
 
on the development of a Free Software solution to our accounting needs.</q>
 
&mdash; Bdale Garbee, President,  <a href="http://www.spi-inc.org/">Software
 
    in the Public Interest</a></p>
 

	
 
<p><q>Open Source accounting software specifically tailored for non-profits
 
    will fill a pretty large need.</q>
 
    &mdash; <a href="http://wagner.nyu.edu/calabrese">Thad Calabrese</a>,
 
    Assistant Professor of Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
 
    at <a href="http://wagner.nyu.edu/">NYU Wagner</a>, and co-author
 
    of <cite>Financial Management for Public, Health, and Not-for-Profit
 
    Organizations, 4th Edition</cite>.</p>
 

	
 
<p><q>Creating free software specifically designed to address the needs of
 
nonprofits is a laudable goal and one that Conservancy is extremely well
 
positioned to achieve.</q>  &mdash; <a href="http://gnomg.org">Karen
 
Sandler</a>, Executive
 
Director, The <a href="http://www.gnome.org/foundation/">GNOME Foundation</a></p>
 

	
 
<p><q>The Open Source Initiative has shared the experiences of Software
 
     Freedom Conservancy in navigating the financial management needs of
 
     non-profit organisations and shares their concern. We have many NPOs as
 
     members and we welcome this useful initiative by Conservancy.</q>
 
     &mdash; Simon Phipps, President, <a href="http://opensource.org/node/658">Open Source
 
     Initiative</a></p>
 

	
 
<p><q>The <a href="https://fsf.org/">Free Software Foundation</a> is committed to doing all of its work,
 
both public-facing and internal, using only free software. We are thankful to
 
the developers of SQL Ledger for providing the accounting software that has
 
served us well for many years. As we have grown, so have the complexities of
 
our finances.  Because of our own needs and our mission to help other
 
organizations &mdash; both inside and outside of the technology sphere
 
&mdash; run their operations on exclusively free software, we wholeheartedly
 
support this Conservancy initiative.</q> &mdash; <a href="http://www.fsf.org/about/staff-and-board#johns">John Sullivan</a>, Executive
 
Director, <a href="https://fsf.org">Free Software Foundation</a></p>
 

	
 
<p><q>Open source is a great way to solve new problems and make software that
 
is more flexible and responsive to the needs of the people who use it. That's
 
as true for the finance industry as it is on the web.</q>
 
&mdash; <a href="http://blog.mozilla.org/press/bios/mark-surman/">Mark
 
Surman</a>, Executive
 
Director, <a href="https://www.mozilla.org/foundation/">Mozilla
 
Foundation</a></p>
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