Thank you for your help!
rcoacci at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 14:24:14 CEST 2008
On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 7:30 AM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:
> Am Thu, 11 Sep 2008 08:35:21 +0200
> schrieb Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de>:
> > On Thu, 11 Sep 2008 08:28:13 +0200, samuel
> > <samuel.verstraete at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 10:30 PM, Nick Schermer
> > > <nickschermer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Ouch I should register a PayPal account too, it sounds like making
> > > > easy money ^_^ (just kidd'n here, gives me some kind of different
> > > > view on the Xfce community too).
> > >
> > > easy money and the chicks for free! \o/
> > Haha.
> > Maybe it's time to rethink about a donation system for Xfce?
> > I think there are more people who want to give something back and
> > might be some of them want to do this by donating some money.
> > But on xfce.org there is nothing mentioned about all this and so
> > people probably won't donate.
> I've made some thoughts about making Xfce join a non-profit umbrella
> organization maybe but we'll have need to discuss this in more detail.
> After all the feedback I received so far, I can only agree with you.
> However, it doesn't end with having a donation system available. We
> also need a clear strategy on what to do with them. There are a lot of
> possible uses for money be it taking part in conferences, organizing
> Xfce meetings or even set up some kind of bounty system for little
> features we would love to have but don't have the time to work on. This
> also needs discussion of course. The reason I received so much feedback
> might be that I had a clear goal and people knew exactly what they were
> contributing to.
> - Jannis
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I believe the bounty system to be something nice to use the donations.
Anjuta guys are getting some good progress using it (see their symbol
browser plugin). After all, the thing we want most is a better Xfce :-)
I know some people that could reeeaaaally get "inspired" to contribute if he
got some money (even if its only 50 bucks) :-P
It's not my case, I just doesn't have the skills... :-(
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