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

Diego Biurrun diego
Thu Nov 29 15:30:17 CET 2007

On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 10:50:00AM -0800, Mike Melanson wrote:
> 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?

If Benjamin volunteers, I think we are all set :)


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