Re: Possibility to associate a project

From: Germán Arias <germanandre(at)gmx(dot)es>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: Possibility to associate a project
Date: 2014-01-16 23:19:38
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On 2014-01-16 13:42:15 -0600 Josh Berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org> wrote:

> On 01/15/2014 05:15 PM, Germán Arias wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Not sure if this list is the correct place to ask this.
>> I'm the developer of FisicaLab, an educational application to solve
>> physics problems. This has become a GNU package some weeks ago. For
>> more info you can see:
> Given that you're a Gnu project, why aren't you associated with the Free
> Software Foundation? I believe that they do fiscal sponsorship of
> individual projects.
> Not that you're prohibited from joining SPI, but that seems like the
> obvious course open to you.

Yes, I know. But FSF is clear when say they can do this only for a limited number of projects. So, before trying with FSF, I'm studying other possibilities.

>> From one year ago, I'm searching a way to get donations to this
>> project. So, I would like know about the posibility to associate
>> FisicaLab to SPI. I live at Guatemala, so not sure if I (the only
>> developer) can apply. Since, for example, with paypal I need a bank
>> account in US. But of course, that isn't possible for me.
> Note that we do not yet offer PayPal to our projects. That is planned
> in the near future, but we don't have a specific date when it will be
> available.
> --Josh Berkus

Well, PayPal was only an example.



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