[Members] Donating to XSF

Sebastiaan Deckers cbas at pandion.im
Wed Feb 3 23:02:20 CST 2010


On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 5:14 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>wrote:

> On 2/3/10 9:02 PM, Sebastiaan Deckers wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I had a few users asking me if they could contribute to my foss xmpp
> > client project. Instead I told them to give to the Free Software
> > Foundation and the XMPP Standards Foundation. But I cannot find a donate
> > button or link on the xmpp.org <http://xmpp.org> website. There is a
> > sponsorship programme but that's not ideal.
> >
> > Am I overlooking something? If so, that's probably a UX issue that
> > should be fixed. Something like this would be
> > nice: https://my.fsf.org/donate
> >
> > Does the XSF not accept or require donations?
>
> The XSF has a PayPal account but we don't actively solicit donations.
> There's a link here:
>
> http://xmpp.org/xsf/contact.shtml
>
> Now, whether we want to solicit donations is another question. :)
>
>
Thanks for the link.

Why/why not accept donations?

XSF already accepts money from sponsors. There are also donations for things
like the Xmpp Summit/Dinner.

Sebastiaan
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