[OSGeo-Board] Re: [VisCom] RE: [OSGeo-Board] RE: [Fundraising] OSGeo "Donate" Buttons

Tyler Mitchell tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Fri Aug 25 19:39:52 PDT 2006

I agree with Frank... we should hold off on doing any sort of  
'official' status around donations through a paypal button.  I do,  
however, think we could have a general donate now button that is not  
tied to membership or official receipts, etc.  ... until the  
membership process in finalised.


On 25-Aug-06, at 5:14 PM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> It is my opinion that we should hold off on the "Supporting member"
> shirts till such time as we have a web application to collect  
> memberships.
> Then we can have folks go through the membership application and  
> then give
> them the option to do the shirt thing and we can manually relate  
> the purchase
> with their membership record and set a "supporting member" bit.
> I would also like to think that a supporting membership should be  
> considered
> a charitable donation and should include a tax receipt.  Since we  
> don't know
> how to do that, we might want to wait a bit till the details are  
> worked out.
> Best regards,
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