But even more heartwarming than the 1,000 are the comments people have been leaving on the page. You can read them all on the pledge page, but here are a few highlights. Many people have said that they'll pledge more than $10/£10/€10, with some going as high as $1,000. Brilliant.
Worth it just for the first step. Do it for the next generation. -- Matt Doar
Put me down for a hundred quid. -- Aidan Karley
I have been hoping for years that someone would do this. I contributed to the construction of the Difference Engine and am proud to be able to contribute here. -- Raymond Woodward K3VSA
I'll pledge $100 - Roston McGregor
Great idea and willing to pledge more 50$ when the time comes -- Marcus Jaeger
Great endeavor, sign me up for $50 USD. -- Robert Huwar
I'd love to see this in action. I've seen the Difference Engine 2 at the Computer History Museum, and it's absolutely beautiful. I'm happy to pledge $1000. -- Eric Uhrhane
I hope this happens! $100 is yours. -- Christopher MacMurray
I will happily pledge way more than the $10. Best of luck. -- Noah Gildersleeve,
I'd love to see this happen. I pledge $100. -- Laurence Gonsalves
Your pledges and comments are marvelous. Keep 'em coming!
PS If you want to know what this is all about visit Plan 28 or read The 100-year leap.
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