On Aug 8, 2018, at 9:40 AM, Alex Georgie <a...@seedanddew.com> wrote: > > Hi everyone, > > I'm Alex from SeedAndDew. I was chatting with Moshe about SeedAndDew and > whether Twisted would like to participate and he mentioned bringing it to the > mailing list to get your opinions. > > SeedAndDew is a common subscription platform that allows users to contribute > to a number of open source projects with a single subscription. The idea here > is that it's a lot easier to get people to contribute $10/month to every open > source project they work with than it is to get them to contribute $5/month > for a specific project. The subscription revenue will be distributed based on > the amount of time users spend reading documentation of the respective > project which I anticipate will correspond well with actual use. So if a user > spends 10% of their time reading the Twisted documentation, you get 10% of > the subscription revenue. > > Our goal is to increase the pool of people who contribute to open source by > removing the friction of having to manage subscriptions paid to specific > projects and changing it as your stack and interests change. This would be a > passive income source that doesn't require any further work outside of the > initial integration. > > So far we have 10 projects including SQL Alchemy, RSpec, Bundler, Browsh and > Parse. Does this seem like something you would be interested in?
We'd definitely be interested in this, but you probably want to contact the Software Freedom Conservancy - https://sfconservancy.org/about/contact/ <https://sfconservancy.org/about/contact/> - to work out the details of how this might work financially. Thanks for reaching out! -glyph
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