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Re: [vox] [OT] On Bill Gates, philanthropist



On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 10:13:46AM -0800, Richard Crawford wrote:
> Library geeks like myself who are also open source advocates have an
> especially hard time, since Gates has given so much money to public
> libraries (and not just for computers); without his money, it's likely
> that at least one branch of the Seattle Public Library would have shut its
> doors for good.

I wonder what strings are attached there, though.  "Heres a bunch of money,
but you can have to spend X% of it on books about Microsoft"...?

*Creepy*

-bill!
(get back to work, damnit!)
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