[maemo-developers] "Donate $x" button on Packages and/or Downloads

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Fri Jan 22 15:32:34 EET 2010
On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 13:27, Marcin Juszkiewicz
<marcin at juszkiewicz.com.pl> wrote:
> But having "Donate" button in each and each Maemo app looks strange for me. If
> author (not packager, but author) wants money for his application then let we
> talk with nokia to make Ovi store more open for small developers so app can be
> sold that way for 1-5€ maybe?

And if I want it to be open source, and not HAVE to have my users pay?

>> Having to pass from a website is a non-sense for me, just like the
>> actual Ovi Store :P
> Yep - why duplicate it? And how fast nokia would take steps to kill it?

You think Nokia would block this on maemo.org? I strongly doubt it,
TBH. For two reasons:

  1) Quim's previously participated in a number of threads about
     rewarding open source development when the author wants a

  2) It would totally destroy the separation Nokia has been working
     on cultivating with maemo.org.



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