[theforum] the donation bar

s t e f stef at nota-bene.org
Sun Dec 14 12:58:23 CST 2003

<quote who="Paul Waring" when="14/12/03 16:30">

> Elfur Logadottir wrote:
>> In my opinion, the fact that we're asking for this much is a turn off, 
>> and
>> emails we've received in the past have said as much.
>> I also think we need to have better explanation as to how the needed 
>> amount
>> is calculated and for what period it is. (me, i think we should have 
>> annual
>> need and have the bar reset every new year, with link to a better
>> explanation, list of past years and such)


> A breakdown of the costs involved (e.g. bandwidth $200/month = 
> $2400/year or whatever) would be a good idea, so people can actually see 
> how much running evolt.org costs. Also, we could do something ala Nova 
> Boards ( http://www.nova-boards.com/ ) where we have a monthly target. 
> This would look less greedy, so to speak, and it would also seem an 
> easier target to reach (I know that at the end of the day the target for 
> the year would still be the same, but it's a psychological trick).

And another +1 here.

And the anniversary date is a good idea, so +1 on Martin too

(good calculation makes the world go round)

s t e f

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