[Linux-aus] OSOTA and Paypal on LA

Chris Fordham chris at xhost.com.au
Wed Aug 20 20:42:03 EST 2008

On Mon, 18 Aug 2008 17:04:22 +1000, Stewart Smith <stewart at linux.org.au>  

> On Sat, 2008-08-16 at 23:44 +1000, Chris Fordham wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Aug 2008 12:45:03 +1000, James Purser
>> <james at jamespurser.com.au> wrote:
>> > Okay seeing as there hasn't been any objection to the idea of a paypal
>> > "Donate button" on linux.org.au then I'll start the process by
>> > contacting the council to work out the financial details and work from
>> > there.
>> Can we do it with something less evil than paypal like Paymate or
>> something?
> do both!
> The reality is that *lots* of people have paypal (and haven't had a
> problem with it).
That is the way it is designed.

> I think it'd be great to have - and since James has the enthusiasm, it's
> up to him as to what he does.
In purity I wouldn't want to see a linux group use something like this at  
all as its not really inline with linux/gpl values but if you need money,  
begging is always an option.

> Feel like being the one with teh paymate enthusiasm to set it up and
> work with James?
I'm happy to do any web work that is required.
I'm a web standards developer and if you email me with access,  
requirements etc., i'll do it.

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