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David Kiley

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Do little QT donations matter?
« on: December 13, 2020, 09:10:15 am »
I read on this old post about donations to the browser project that small donations are not good enough (the response from Roderick)
https://www.os2world.com/forum/index.php/topic,1726.msg18671.html

I get it's a huge project but I find that sentiment discouraging.. since I probably can only make small donations now.
Maybe if my business takes off I can make more - but not sure if I should bother now since it would just be a drop in the bucket.

Your opinions welcome:)

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Re: Do little QT donations matter?
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2020, 09:22:32 am »
Well to quote Roderick,
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We are however still looking for more funding.  And we need more then just 10 or 20 Dollars :-)
All donations are welcome but its justa  very big effort.

10 people donating $20 equals one person donating $200, which pays for a day or 2 of Dmitry's coding either way. I think that Roderick's point was that it'll take more then $20, as he says.it's a big effort.

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Re: Do little QT donations matter?
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2020, 12:51:23 pm »
From little things, big things grow (Australian Industry Superannuation advert).
Everything helps no matter how small.
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Re: Do little QT donations matter?
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2020, 04:13:08 pm »
Hi David.

I think that every little thing counts. Since Bitwise development is full open source and had delivered important things on the past I support their efforts.
The ways to donate are:
- Bitwise Patreon
- Bitwise Shop - Qt5 Development Unit
- OS2VOICE to Bitwise Donation
- or even buying OS2VOICE stuff on ebay that will be donated to Bitwise

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Re: Do little QT donations matter?
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2020, 08:24:53 pm »
All donated money is good money.

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Re: Do little QT donations matter?
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2020, 09:47:29 pm »
I read on this old post about donations to the browser project that small donations are not good enough (the response from Roderick)
https://www.os2world.com/forum/index.php/topic,1726.msg18671.html

I get it's a huge project but I find that sentiment discouraging.. since I probably can only make small donations now.
Maybe if my business takes off I can make more - but not sure if I should bother now since it would just be a drop in the bucket.

Your opinions welcome:)

What Dave Yeo said is true.  I never said small donation are not welcome. I said it takes money to keep development moving forward.
At least that is what I intended to say. Not being a native English speaker, sometimes what I type is maybe not 100% correctly written.

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Re: Do little QT donations matter?
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2020, 01:05:19 pm »
What Dave Yeo said is true.  I never said small donation are not welcome. I said it takes money to keep development moving forward.
At least that is what I intended to say. Not being a native English speaker, sometimes what I type is maybe not 100% correctly written.

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No Worries - I was being a bit dramatic :). Hopefully the work will pay off with a new browser.