[Debian-sponsors-discuss] visual look of ffis and SPI websites
zack at debian.org
Tue May 7 09:42:33 UTC 2013
On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 09:40:27AM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> Shouldn't we include more information on how to donate on
> http://www.debian.org/donations, so that it's not required for donors to
> go to the ffis and SPI websites?
> Or help with ffis and SPI so that their website look a bit more modern?
> Comments/ideas? Was there a strong reason not to include more info
> directly on the donations page?
As a reference, I suggest to have a look at the PostgreSQL donation
for a couple of reasons:
1) they are a SPI affiliated project as we are, but they did work with
SPI to actually have a nicer donation interface. I've never checked
with SPI what's needed to have that, but that's evidently possible
2) as a bonus point to the above: their donation UI is PostgreSQL
*only*. I think it's a major problem for Debian donations that when
donating via the standard click & pledge interface the user get
"offered" to donate to many other FOSS projects
3) they have a nice choice of Europe vs US donation option. For Europe,
if that's fine with Joey, we might simply set up a Paypal account (as
Postgres did) from which we will make bank transfer to FFIS bank
account, as needed.
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