Thursday wrote:
> Perhaps we can offer to keep a prominent link on the future www.ruby.org 
> website such as:
> 
> "This domain was generously donated to the ruby community by 
> __netidentity__.  Please consider using their services to thank them for 
> their generosity."
> 
> Unless they have thousands of people using name / ruby.org, the 
> opportunity to have their company name + url shown on an increasingly 
> popular site and in such a positive manner should be as attractive as 
> thousands of dollars.  This is much more valuable than costly banner 
> advertisements which are automatically blocked by browsers.
> 
> The requirement to keep the link should terminate if they sell their 
> business or become a porn/gambling site of course.

Good idea, we're already discussing the idea in the "Ways to accelerate 
Ruby's popularity" thread.  Apparently the Ruby Central guys are 
(off-list) talking about ways of trying to get ruby.org.

Ben