[Tanglu-devel] How to donate financially

carlos carlosalberto at riseup.net
Sat Mar 23 10:09:37 EDT 2013


Matthias / All

when we have the methods of payment, notify,Servers cost money.

sds

Carlos

> On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 9:23 AM, Matthias Klumpp
> <matthias at tenstral.net>wrote:
>
>> 2013/3/23 Jayson Rowe <jayson.rowe at gmail.com>:
>> > Also, I wanted to mention, I don't have a lot of money to donate, but
>> I'd
>> > like to give what I can, when I can to the project. Is there a Paypal
>> > account set up where I can drop a few dollars here and there when I
>> can?
>> Setting up an account like this is difficult, as there would be one
>> person in control of the money, and to be honest I don't like that, as
>> it often leads to problems. (Some people don't trusting that person,
>> we need to ensure where the money goes and how much we have etc.)
>> My long-term goal ist to create a Tanglu non-profit organisation,
>> which would be able to handle donations properly and to receive bigger
>> donations, so we would have a "Tanglu e.V.", similar to what KDE did,
>> But that strongly depends on the success of the project and if it is
>> worth it (= if the community is big enough)
>> At time, the most helpful thing is a server donation, e.g. a simple
>> virtual server or rootserver somewhere which can run a build-daemon or
>> another part of our infrastructure. That would be incredibly useful
>> and immediate help.
>> I will discuss the money aspects with the other founding members
>> again, and maybe we will come up with a good idea. But for pure money
>> donations, as said, I currently see a huge chance of trouble. (Unless
>> you bind them to a specific thing, e.g. "me and person X and Y are
>> paying server costs for server Z")
>> Regards,
>>     Matthias
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>
> Hi, thanks for the info. I wish I had a server I could donate, but I
> don't.
> Please keep us informed if you work out a non-profit, or some other way to
> contribute financially. Like I said, I wouldn't be able to give much, just
> a few dollars here and there. Sometimes I wind up with what I call "loose
> change" in my Paypal account after I've sold/bought stuff on eBay - not
> enough to really do anything with, and instead of transferring that small
> amount back to my bank account, I like to donate it to open source
> projects
> that I like and use.
>
> Thanks again,
> Jayson
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