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 From:  Michael DeMan <michael at staff dot openaccess dot org>
 To:  Michael Mee <mm2001 at pobox dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] reward for captive portal support
 Date:  Wed, 21 Apr 2004 15:48:35 -0700
Add another $100 to the kitty from OpenAccess.

- mike

Michael F. DeMan
Director of Technology
OpenAccess Network Services
360-647-0785 x204
michael at staff dot openaccess dot org


On 4/21/04 2:09 PM, "Michael Mee" <mm2001 at pobox dot com> wrote:

> I'd really like to use m0n0wall in more community projects, but the lack of
> captive portal support kills it in most instances (at least here in
> litigation crazy USA). As the technical skills of the people approaching us
> are dropping (a good thing - we're reaching a wider audience), this is
> becoming more noticeable and frustrating. We also love the 'one config file'
> that m0n0wall provides vs the multiple files needed to configure, say,
> pebble, and the inability to easily save those changes.
> 
> So...  I'm offering US$100 to anyone who can build the required support and
> work with Manuel to add it into the standard release of m0n0wall. Included
> in this offer is *another* $100 to Manuel to reflect both the work he's done
> to date and the work doubtless involved with integrating even the best made
> additions. Its not much, but its $200 out of my own pocket, not some
> corporation, that I'd like to give directly to the individuals involved, and
> indirectly to the m0n0wall community.
> 
> I'm hoping others who also need this functionality will sweeten the pot and
> match my offer to make this even more worthwhile for someone (and Manuel).
> Email me if you're interested.
> 
> More info about the feature set and Manuel's integration requirements are
> here:
> http://socalfreenet.org/captivewall
> 
> More info about the reward and latest value is here:
> http://socalfreenet.org/captivewall/reward
> 
> I realize this is may be an unorthodox approach to Open Software
> development, but I hope you'll react in the spirit in which it is made - an
> honest attempt to spur the addition of a useful feature that many will use.
> 
> cheers, michael
> 
> 
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