[Clipart] Do you look for small $ contributions?
nicu at apsro.com
Sat Jul 9 23:21:23 PDT 2005
Jon Phillips wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-07-09 at 12:50 -0700, Open Clip Art Library Feedback Form
>>Name: Steve MacCabe
>>Dear Open Clip Art Library,
>>You have a great idea here. Do you look for individual contributions
>>of a few bucks? I would mail a small donation.
>>Do you have corporate sponsors or what? How do you stay
>>alive (My quick look at your site shows no solicitations
>>or address for $ or anything)
>>Anyway, keep the faith!
> Hi Steve,
> We stay alive purely from free time and energy of the developers of the
> project. We don't have any corporate sponsors at present. Any and all
> donations we would need to decide about as a group, but you could email
> a donation to me through paypal at phillipsjd at gmail.com and I will hold
> onto until we can decide what to do with the funds.
Well, we have to thank freedesktop.org for hosting our project. Without
them, I guess this would be the the largest of our expenses.
> We have talked about this in the past, yet have not come up with a good
> way to shuttle funds through the project. Ideally, we would use the
> funding to sponsor development of the project for small features and to
> help fund people to attend conferences.
If we talk about small donations which probably would not be enough to
cover development or conferences, we can use them for a cool prize (for
example a book) in a contest intended to attract new contributors.
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