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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Facilitating payments/contributions to developers

From: Nicolás Reynolds
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Facilitating payments/contributions to developers
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:40:38 -0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

El 15/01/13 09:42, John Sullivan dijo:
> It would be nice if free distributions could support giving donations to
> the authors of their packages. 
> The FSF could help with the backend of this (handling the money, etc),
> but code is needed for the frontend, which somehow tastefully and
> usefully presents users with this option, perhaps as part of the
> installation process.
> Ubuntu is doing something like this, where users can choose areas they
> want to see improved and give a corresponding contribution.
> Any thoughts about how this could be done, or know about any other
> places where it's already being done?

This is related to Jaromil's thread about adbard and a general question about
sustaining libre distributions, no?

BTW at Parabola we've been offered to split ad revenue with but
only for the nonfree javascript version :P


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