Sponsoring Konqueror

Michael Howell mhowell123 at gmail.com
Fri May 29 23:10:06 UTC 2009

On Friday 29 May 2009 01:03:17 Adriaan de Groot wrote:
> On Thursday 28 May 2009, Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> > On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 13:28, Adriaan de Groot <groot at kde.org> wrote:
> > > On Thursday 28 May 2009, Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> > >> Thank you for your offer. I forwarded it to one of the Konqueror
> > >> developers.
> > >
> > > Because it's a cash-flow thing, it is also something to bring to the
> > > attention of KDE e.V. itself. For 12 months of 100 USD they could even
> > > be a supporting member of KDE e.V.
> >
> > Good point.
> > @Maksim: see above and let us know what you folks think.
> As aacid points out, it's quite possible that they want to sponsor
> Konqueror specifically. Which is fine. If Konqueror developers have the
> infrastructure in place to receive donations and deal with taxes (or don't
> care about either) then have at it -- but I really would suggest using the
> existing infrastructure of KDE e.V. (preferred) or Amarok (if Konqueror is
> a sub-project of Amarok) to receive donations. Both can earmark donations,
> I'm sure.
> There's no mention of a quid-pro-quo in the offer, but remember that we
> generally don't sell or farm links and that the tax-exempt status of KDE
> e.V. is very important.
> Anyway, has anyone answered these kind folks yet?
Konqueror is not a sub-project of Amarok. AFAIK, it predates Amarok.

Maybe konqueror.org has some information?

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