so far, my contributions to free software have been minimal:
- i've donated money to the Perl Foundation;
- i've paid money to RedHat;
- i've reported bugs in various things;
- i've helped debug emacs (many years ago);
- i've submitted patches for emacs (many years ago).
things i haven't done which i should:
- donate money to the FSF;
- submit StackMap enhancement to BCEL;
- suggest certain improvements to BCEL...