Madhu Menon wrote: > At 05:45 AM 2/22/2002, isaac wrote: > >How legal would it be to say "donations strongly encouraged; we cannot > >guarantee the provision of hosting to members who do not donate. i.e., we > >may run out of harddrive space, blah blah blah. priority given to > >contributing members, etc"? > > And if we do that, then by corollary, we *have* to guarantee hosting and > support to people who *do* pay. How do we plan to do that with just one dude? Depends on the Terms & Conditions (AUP) we publish. > IMO, we need to sweeten the pot for people who pay. Give them something > extra for their money. Just a little bit more; not the world. It's a > psychological thing. People will feel more inclined to "donate" if they > think they're getting *something* out of it. It's like those TextAds on > MetaBurger, er, MetaFilter. This is true, but the post is pretty sweet already. Got any specific ideas on what to offer in addition to what is there now? > Madhu > PS: If I've been quiet over the last ten days, it's cause I've been > battling ISP problems as well as faulty > telephone lines. I hope I've seen the last of them. I had a few ideas that > I'll eventually get down to sending, barring further connectivity issues. do hope they are over for you, those type of problems are most frustrating.