On 3 September 2010 22:47, Platonides <Platonides(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Other issues are different, since you would need an employee (or
otherwise someone with shell access) to fullfill it. And if you want WMF
to have its employee do X, the pay would be 'I give Y money to WMF if
they fix this first'? That seems a bit awkward.
The idea of earmarking for minor donations is good, but it should not be
readily available (we don't want to not being able to pay anything),
while not completely hidden, either.
Well, if you want to keep some control over destinations of the
donations you could allow to earmark up to 50% of the donation. Or
some other portion. And you could use the results of the earmarked
donations at the end of the fundraising period to divide all of the
donations in a likewise matter (or a major portion of the general
That could give at least a better view on where the people that supply
the funds would like to see the efforts spend.
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