[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Donations link on the homepage

Benjamin Larsson banan
Fri Nov 30 09:12:54 CET 2007

Mike Melanson wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 10:50:00AM -0800, Mike Melanson wrote:
>>> Benjamin Larsson wrote:
>>>> Hi, I've been thinking about setting up a Paypal donations link on the
>>>> FFmpeg homepage. The main reason would be to use the donations to pay
>>>> for features that would be nice to have in ffmpeg, developer travel
>>>> expenses (linuxtag etc) and hardware for developers.
>>>> The actual Paypal setup could be done through Source Forge, they provide
>>>> an easy infrastructure for that and there already is a FFmpeg project there.
>>>> So what do you think about that, is that something we should do or is it
>>>> just a bad idea ?
>>> I think it's a good idea in the abstract. Implementation will carry some
>>> problems. Who administers the PayPal account? Tax implications?
>> If Benjamin volunteers, I think we are all set :)
> No taxes in Sweden? Kickass! :)

You need to set up some kind of organization. But it's quite easy to do 
that in Sweden. I'll check with the tax office how to do that.

Benjamin Larsson

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