[OpenLayers-Dev] MOTION: donation button

Eric Lemoine eric.lemoine at camptocamp.com
Fri May 13 01:25:10 EDT 2011

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 10:37 PM, Tim Schaub <tschaub at opengeo.org> 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.
> The MapGuide project has a similar setup (http://mapguide.osgeo.org/). Their
> website includes a fairly unobtrusive "donate" button.  How would people
> feel about having a button on our website for accepting donations?  I think
> we'd have flexibility in the look - and wouldn't necessarily have to go with
> the PayPal one.
> I'm +1.

I'm +1 too. I think we should make it clear what donations are for,
possibly proving a link to the Sponsorship/Uses wiki page;

Eric Lemoine

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