[pulseaudio-discuss] I'm on Patreon now

Arun Raghavan arun at arunraghavan.net
Thu Oct 27 02:35:25 UTC 2016

On Wed, 26 Oct 2016, at 09:48 PM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> Hello, list!
> As you might know, I left my day job last year, and ever since I've
> worked on PulseAudio without pay, relying on my savings to cover living
> expenses. The freedom this arrangement allows is very nice, and I'd
> like to make this lifestyle sustainable in the long term. The savings
> won't last forever, so how to achieve sustainability? With
> crowdfunding, obviously! I started a campaign today on Patreon, so if
> funding my work seems like a good idea, you can do it now here:
> https://www.patreon.com/tanuk
> Patreon works so that you choose the monthly amount you want to donate,
> and Patreon will then charge your credit card automatically at the
> beginning of each month, and the money gets transferred to my account
> (minus Patreon's 5% cut and credit card fees). The per-supporter
> amounts don't have to be big, even $1/month makes a real difference in
> the rate at which my savings are depleted. You can change the monthly
> amount or stop your support at any time.
> Will this have some effects on my day-to-day work? Probably not. I plan
> to start advertising the campaign on my email signatures, though. I
> hope that won't be too annoying.

This is great, I'm definitely going to be supporting the campaign!

Cheers, and all the best with this,

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