agree, group donations a good idea . .
and can I throw an option into the mix for future - diaspora (
http://diasporaproject.org/) - seems like facebook is determined to kill
itself through greed and i wonder if a strong push of support at the right
time could increase chances of flight to diaspora rather than (or as well
as) google+ / twitter?
25 October 2012 08:56, Ben Sturmfels <b...@stumbles.id.au> wrote:
> On 19/10/12 10:54, Ben Finney wrote:
> > Would it be a good idea for us to pool a bunch of money and sponsor GNU
> > MediaGoblin, with a single large donation in the name of Free Software
> > Melbourne?
> This is a great idea! Donations are the best way to contribute to free
> software if you earn a comfortable living but don't have the time to
> participate directly. I'm just disappointed I've already donated!
> Perhaps we could do group donations regularly; a gold coin donation at
> meetings to the free software project of the month. Any thoughts? Of
> course it's no different to donating individually, but we would save on
> transfer fees and the total is more satisfying.
> Ben S.
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