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Re: patreon or alternative?

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: patreon or alternative?
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:52:52 -0400
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Amin Bandali <address@hidden> writes:

> I can think of Liberapay [0] and fosspay [1] off top of my head.
> Liberapay is licenses under CC0 and fosspay under MIT.
> Liberapay seems to be using MangoPay behind the scenes, with whom
> they've apparently run into trouble with, and are in danger of
> closing ([2]).  Worth keeping an eye on.

Ahh man.  I thought librepay was here to stay!  I didn't realize that it
had some issues.

> fosspay, on the other hand, uses Stripe for doing the actual
> payment, which requires running non-free JS I believe.

Also sad day.  :)   Let's hope gnu wallet (is that what's it's called)
reaches 1.0 soon.

> There used to be a Gittip (later, Gratipay) at one point but it
> sadly closed down last year. Liberapay and fosspay seem to be the
> least worst of the available options, but I'd love to hear if
> there are any better options.
> [0]: https://github.com/liberapay/liberapay.com
> [1]: https://github.com/SirCmpwn/fosspay
> [2]: https://github.com/liberapay/salon/issues/232
> P.S. PayPal seems to have an Apache-2.0 licensed JS checkout
> implementation here [4] but I don't know whether or not by using
> that one could entirely avoid non-free JS when making a payment.
> [4]: https://github.com/paypal/paypal-checkout
> Best,
> -amin

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