Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-19 Thread Paolo Invernizzi via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 March 2018 at 09:42:11 UTC, rumbu wrote: On Monday, 19 March 2018 at 07:22:42 UTC, Paolo Invernizzi wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12:36:24 UTC, Meta wrote: On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 12:00:42 UTC, Seb wrote: Yeah, the idea is that 5$ a month isn't much (~ one coffee

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-19 Thread rumbu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 March 2018 at 07:22:42 UTC, Paolo Invernizzi wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12:36:24 UTC, Meta wrote: On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 12:00:42 UTC, Seb wrote: Yeah, the idea is that 5$ a month isn't much (~ one coffee in most countries), but if 500 people donate one coffee a

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-19 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 March 2018 at 07:22:42 UTC, Paolo Invernizzi wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12:36:24 UTC, Meta wrote: On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 12:00:42 UTC, Seb wrote: Yeah, the idea is that 5$ a month isn't much (~ one coffee in most countries), but if 500 people donate one coffee a

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-19 Thread Nick Sabalausky (Abscissa) via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 03/19/2018 12:31 AM, Tony wrote: I believe they only mentioned the time factor, but it is also labor intensive to manually pour the water. Yup [nod, nod]. That's why decades ago they invented machines to pour the hot water over the coffee for us ;) It even heats up the water, too!

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-19 Thread Paolo Invernizzi via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12:36:24 UTC, Meta wrote: On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 12:00:42 UTC, Seb wrote: Yeah, the idea is that 5$ a month isn't much (~ one coffee in most countries), but if 500 people donate one coffee a month, you get the entire coffee machine with a warp engine :)

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-18 Thread Tony via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 March 2018 at 03:12:52 UTC, Nick Sabalausky (Abscissa) wrote: (And McDonalds $1/large thing seems to have gone away, I think it was just a temporary promotion. At least around here, anyway (Cleveland area, in the US)). Still doing it in the Northern California McDonalds near

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-18 Thread Nick Sabalausky (Abscissa) via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 03/18/2018 04:18 PM, Tony wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12:36:24 UTC, Meta wrote: Sorry to derail, but I had to ask: where does 1 coffee (even extra large) cost $5 USD? Let me know so I know to never move there. I have seen regular coffee at $4.50 and as high as $5.50 in the USA

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-18 Thread Tony via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 18 March 2018 at 20:18:45 UTC, Tony wrote: I have seen regular coffee at $4.50 and as high as $5.50 in the USA (and not always a large), I believe they currently have a $5.50 pour over, but this undated third-party hosted menu for Voltaire Coffee House in San Jose, CA shows

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-18 Thread Tony via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12:36:24 UTC, Meta wrote: Sorry to derail, but I had to ask: where does 1 coffee (even extra large) cost $5 USD? Let me know so I know to never move there. I have seen regular coffee at $4.50 and as high as $5.50 in the USA (and not always a large), but in

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-18 Thread Dmitry Olshansky via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 18 March 2018 at 13:23:08 UTC, Dmitry Olshansky wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 17:08:28 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 17:06:00 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 14:13:10 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: At the current exchange

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-18 Thread Dmitry Olshansky via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 17:08:28 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 17:06:00 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 14:13:10 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: At the current exchange rate, a venti-sized cup of drip coffee at Starbucks in Korea is

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-15 Thread Ola Fosheim Grøstad via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 17:06:00 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote: On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 14:13:10 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: At the current exchange rate, a venti-sized cup of drip coffee at Starbucks in Korea is $4.51. When I go to GA, it's cheaper. A venti Americano is $4.79. But I

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-15 Thread Ola Fosheim Grøstad via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 14:13:10 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: At the current exchange rate, a venti-sized cup of drip coffee at Starbucks in Korea is $4.51. When I go to GA, it's cheaper. A venti Americano is $4.79. But I think when people talk about $5 coffees, they're referring to lattes

Re: OT: Coffee prices [was Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective]

2018-03-15 Thread Meta via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 13:10:57 UTC, Seb wrote: (though in Germany that's often cheaper than one cup of coffee) On second thought, maybe I'll move to Germany. I'll suffer expensive coffee in exchange for cheap beer ;-)

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12:36:24 UTC, Meta wrote: On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 12:00:42 UTC, Seb wrote: Yeah, the idea is that 5$ a month isn't much (~ one coffee in most countries), but if 500 people donate one coffee a month, you get the entire coffee machine with a warp engine :)

OT: Coffee prices [was Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective]

2018-03-15 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12:36:24 UTC, Meta wrote: On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 12:00:42 UTC, Seb wrote: Yeah, the idea is that 5$ a month isn't much (~ one coffee in most countries), but if 500 people donate one coffee a month, you get the entire coffee machine with a warp engine :)

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-15 Thread Meta via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 12:00:42 UTC, Seb wrote: Yeah, the idea is that 5$ a month isn't much (~ one coffee in most countries), but if 500 people donate one coffee a month, you get the entire coffee machine with a warp engine :) Sorry to derail, but I had to ask: where does 1 coffee

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-14 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 12:00:42 UTC, Seb wrote: On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 11:51:04 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: [...] And last but not least place a small donate button on every page! Not sure whether that's a good idea, it might look a bit needy. We already have a donate

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-14 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 11:51:04 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 15:45:51 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 15:26:24 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: The Website needs the link, too!: https://dlang.org/foundation/donate.html Yes,

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-14 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 15:45:51 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 15:26:24 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: The Website needs the link, too!: https://dlang.org/foundation/donate.html Yes, there's a PR for it waiting to be merged.

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-13 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 15:54:56 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 15:26:24 Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: [...] BTW, opencollective.com has a link to windfair.net listed in your backer profile, but it links via https, and windfair.net seems

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-13 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 15:26:24 Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:32:34 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: > > Today, the D Language Foundation has launched a page at Open > > Collective: > > > > https://opencollective.com/dlang. > > > > This brings

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-13 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 15:26:24 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: The Website needs the link, too!: https://dlang.org/foundation/donate.html Yes, there's a PR for it waiting to be merged. https://github.com/dlang/dlang.org/pull/2272

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-13 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:32:34 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Today, the D Language Foundation has launched a page at Open Collective: https://opencollective.com/dlang. This brings some transparency to the process and opens new opportunities for how the Foundation handles donations. The

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-13 Thread M.M. via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 09:48:10 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: On 13/03/2018 10:39 PM, M.M. wrote: On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-13 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 13/03/2018 10:39 PM, M.M. wrote: On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-13 Thread M.M. via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:32:34 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Today, the D Language Foundation has launched a page at Open Collective: https://opencollective.com/dlang. This brings some transparency to the process and opens new opportunities for how the Foundation handles donations. The

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread jmh530 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I will talk with some cash.

The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Today, the D Language Foundation has launched a page at Open Collective: https://opencollective.com/dlang. This brings some transparency to the process and opens new opportunities for how the Foundation handles donations. The blog post: