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GNOME turns to Facebook for your support

GNOME, one of two major Linux user interface groups (the other is KDE) is trying a new marketing tack. Facebook.

GNOME, one of two major Linux user interface groups (the other is KDE) is trying a new marketing tack.

Facebook.

The GNOME Marketing Team has launched a Support GNOME Cause.  

Executive Director Stormy Peters is looking for both one-time donations and continuing donations of as little as $10/month to support development of the project.

The application was created by Project Agape and I have Roberto Galoppini to thank for getting word of this to me quickly.

But what do you think? Is this a good way for open source projects to scare up funding, by reaching out directly to users through social networks?