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Re: Donations for TortoiseSVN

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 16:11:20 +0200

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 13:15, Konstantin Kolinko
<knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/9/16 Gert Kello <gert.kello_at_gmail.com>:
>>> I'm pretty sure that if there were other options open, PayPal wouldn't
>>> dare to screw people like this. But since they know most people don't
>>> have a choice, the do as they please.
>> I know that MoneyBookers (http://www.moneybookers.com/) is similar to
>> PayPal... (but I have used it only once a while ago). Quick look
>> through policies tells that receiving donation should be allowed, but
>> You must get approval first.
> Looking at "PayPal Acceptable Use Policy" (Last Update: Jun 03, 2009),
> it looks like collecting donations also requires approval there.
> "Please send contact information, business website URL and a brief
> business summary to compliance AT paypal.com"

I've read that too. But have you seen the "project donations" button
on sourceforge.net?
That system works only with a PayPal account. Which means PayPal
explicitly allows this - just not for me :(
(example of SF.net project accepting donations:


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