For any of you who might not be on the main Midrange List,  I am
reposting the below.

David has never himself asked for money from any of us.  But, he needs
hardware.  So, if you feel lists are worth it, please send
him whatever you think is appropriate.  

You can go to

And Get a mailing address or a link to pay via PayPal (what I used to
send my contribution).


> Hey all,
> This was recently addressed on the Midrange-L list, and thought it
> would be appropriate to
> propagate it to some of the other lists as well for those who don't
> subscribe to Midrange-L.  I'm
> hitting the RPG400-L, COBOL400-L, and MI400 lists with this request.
> If you belong to other lists
> on, please consider propagating this to those as well.
> Thanks.  - Dan
> Subject: $ (was: Re: Looooong time for messages to come thru on
> Midrange-L)
> --- David Gibbs <> wrote:
> <big snip>
> > Part of the problem may be due to the horsepower of the mail server
> > ...
> > which is only a 300mhz P2.
> >
> > david
> Maybe it's time for a fundraiser (list-a-thon?) again, David?  It's
> been over a year since the
> last one.  $500 ought to be able to buy a decent box to replace that
> old thing.  Whaddya think?
> EVERYONE: Here's the contribution link (buried deep in the
> site!):
> If everyone who subscribes to the donated ONE STINKIN'
> DOLLAR, we would far exceed
> the cost required to replace that antique.  I would gladly give a
> dollar to help speed up response
> time on the lists.
> My check for $10 is in the mail tomorrow.
> - Dan
> And David's response:
> At 08:12 PM 1/29/2003, you wrote:
> >Maybe it's time for a fundraiser (list-a-thon?) again, David?
> I appreciate every contribution ... and I'm making progress to being
> able to afford a new system
> (looking at a Dell PowerEdge 600SC right now).
> For those who cannot make a direct contribution, but would like to
> help, just go to
> and buy some books :)
> david
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