Post by jrg Post by The Real Bev
It's definitely convenient.
It is that - took me 1 minute to get confirm on donation - I use it for
wiki donations as well. Been using it for 2 years now and finally felt
comfortable enough to link my bank couple months ago.
I too am using paypal for over a decade now, no problems yet,
and I too sent a donation, and I am a subscriber at the
slackware store a very long time.
As it seems, the slackware store may be part of the problem,
not the solution, but in any case I would be glad to
get rid of the question "is it time to send a donation
and if it is how high should it be?"
As to a simpler solution, could this not be handled like the TeX guys
do it? You subscribe, send a yearly fee, say 12$ for the poor,
36$ for the regulars, and 360$ for the millionaires (sorry for this ;-)?
Of course someone has to manage this, no question,
but if 1000 subscribers send 36$ every year
this someone could be paid, couldn't s/he.
As for me, I have no problems *downloading* the iso file
instead of receiving a DVD. If I had the choice, I'd say
"don't send me a dvd, I'll download it".
I am very very bad in this sort of organizing stuff,
so I probably am wrong. I just think that it is a bad
situation if a lot of people are willing to support
and pay cash but they have to find out how to do it.