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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] rewards for crowdfunding Free Software project
Andrés Muñiz Piniella
Re: [libreplanet-discuss] rewards for crowdfunding Free Software projects
Sun, 20 Dec 2015 18:41:54 +0000
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El 20 de diciembre de 2015 18:15:59 GMT+00:00, Daniel Pocock
>A lot of crowdfunding sites emphasize giving some rewards back to
>While most developers would rather just get on with coding, the
>small things like T-shirts and bigger things too, are hard to avoid.
>Has anybody looked at this in detail? Does anybody have any ideas
>what type of strategy to use with rewards, especially for software
I had a thank you mention in the code(I think?), a postcard and a T-Shirt from
gnumediagoblin. I think that was equivalent to 3 different levels, each higher
in price. I think for larger donations there was even limited edition
I don't know if that answers the question.
>Obviously, the best reward is finishing the project itself. Unlike
>other types of crowdfunding projects, software projects typically end
>open sourcing everything they produce so everybody is automatically
>getting a copy of that work, regardless of how much money they
>contributed or any other rewards that entitles them too. This is a big
>distinction from projects like films or comic books or hardware
>funded by crowdsourcing.
gnuMediaGoblin is still going. But I don't think it will be finished as there
is a lot of things being added to it.
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