[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Donations link on the homepage

Mike Melanson mike
Sun Nov 25 19:50:00 CET 2007

Benjamin Larsson wrote:
> Hi, I've been thinking about setting up a Paypal donations link on the
> FFmpeg homepage. The main reason would be to use the donations to pay
> for features that would be nice to have in ffmpeg, developer travel
> expenses (linuxtag etc) and hardware for developers.
> The actual Paypal setup could be done through Source Forge, they provide
> an easy infrastructure for that and there already is a FFmpeg project there.
> So what do you think about that, is that something we should do or is it
> just a bad idea ?

I think it's a good idea in the abstract. Implementation will carry some
problems. Who administers the PayPal account? Tax implications?

	-Mike Melanson

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