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

From: Andrea Grandi a.grandi at gmail.com
Date: Fri Jan 22 16:08:56 EET 2010

2010/1/22 Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org>:
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 14:04, Andrea Grandi <a.grandi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> my suggestion at this point is: someone write a working piece of code
>> (C, C++, Python) that developers can reuse to integrate a "Donate"
>> button in their "About" dialogs. The user will be able to customize it
>> with his PayPal account, the default amount, ecc... what do you think
>> about?
> And what about packages which don't *have* an "About" box, or even a
> UI? e.g. plugins for gstreamer & Telepathy; Catorise etc.? I'd also
> worry about visibility - remember this isn't SOLELY about getting some
> small extra cash to developers, but also giving the impression that
> maemo.org/downloads/ is playing with the big boys.

why no including both things? maemo.org/download button and
About-->Donate if the application has a gui.
It would make sense for me....

Andrea Grandi
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