[OpenLayers-Dev] MOTION: donation button

Tim Schaub tschaub at opengeo.org
Thu May 12 19:34:25 EDT 2011

On 5/12/11 3:00 PM, Schuyler Erle wrote:
> On May 12, 2011, at 1:37 PM, Tim Schaub wrote:
>> I've asked Tyler @OSGeo to set up a PayPal account for OpenLayers -
>> as a way for us to accept "micro-donations" to the project and
>> OSGeo.  We have a larger sponsorship program for people wishing to
>> make more substantial contributions
>> (http://openlayers.org/sponsorship/).  I like the idea of being
>> able to accept smaller financial contributions from those who are
>> able to make them.
> I am pretty much +0, but I have a question: For what purpose are we
> planning to use the donations? I am all for encouraging the community
> to support the project, but I am wondering what kind of support we
> need.

This question is also relevant for our Sponsorship program 
(http://openlayers.org/sponsorship/).  At the time we decided to go 
ahead with that, we created this list of ideas:


Also see 


Tim Schaub
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