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bug#22670: Upgrading Emacs Packages and Pay What You Want

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: bug#22670: Upgrading Emacs Packages and Pay What You Want
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 12:44:18 -0500

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  >   Essentially, is it possible
  > to create a pay-what-you-want.el package, that will store your payment
  > credentials, and allow users to seamlessly give tiny donations to emacs
  > developers on certain updates: ie: a new version of a package came out
  > (Gnus 10.0), or emacs now implements threads, or emacs can now
  > understand mental commands?  I envision this package working as follows
  > (but by no means am I dictating how it has to work): When these
  > important milestones are reached, emacs would prompt you before
  > downloading the package to pay what you want for these updates.

It's a fine idea.  The hard part is how to do the payments.

Dr Richard Stallman
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