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From Zhe Liu <aliu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS]: where is the donation button
Date Mon, 16 Jul 2012 06:46:41 GMT
Totally agree!

2012/7/16 Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@googlemail.com>:
> On 7/16/12 8:24 AM, Zhe Liu wrote:
>> Hi Juergen?
>> Do you mean this bottom left one on the page
>> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/?
>> I think there also should be one  on the header of www.openoffice.org.
>
> well this is at least a link to the general donation page of Apache.
>
> I think more about 1-click paypal button or combined with a pre-filled
> (eg. 10$) donation text field and a page with some more project specific
> background information why a donation is useful and make sense.
>
> I think there exists several ways to make a PayPal donation quite easy.
> And easy is of course important here, people don't want to read a dull
> page to find the necessary information.
>
> We should ask for a donation or at least point to the donation option
> when people download it but should in general point on every website
> people to the donation option.
>
>>7million downloads should trigger some donations to Apache. The project
> is huge, successful and we cause some costs as well. I think we should
> leverage the brand to collect more donations...
>
> Juergen
>
>
>
>>
>>
>> 2012/7/16 Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@googlemail.com>:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I thought we had replaced the former donation button with a new that
>>> goes directly to Apache. I tried today to find it but haven't found any
>>> hints for making a donation on our website.
>>>
>>> Maybe I am simply to silly to find it in the morning and I happy for any
>>> hint.
>>>
>>> But If I am not to silly and there is no donation button anymore, I
>>> would like to discuss to include one on all pages. And we should create
>>> a page explaining why donations to Apache will help the OpenOffice
>>> project. This includes the user forum as well.
>>>
>>>
>>> Juergen
>>
>>
>>
>
>



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>From aliuzhe@gmail.com

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