Possibility to associate a project

Germán Arias germanandre at gmx.es
Thu Jan 16 23:19:38 UTC 2014

On 2014-01-16 13:42:15 -0600 Josh Berkus <josh at postgresql.org> wrote:

> On 01/15/2014 05:15 PM, Germán Arias wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Not sure if this list is the correct place to ask this.
>> I'm the developer of FisicaLab, an educational application to solve
>> physics problems. This has become a GNU package some weeks ago. For
>> more info you can see:
>> http://www.gnu.org/software/fisicalab/
> Given that you're a Gnu project, why aren't you associated with the Free
> Software Foundation?  I believe that they do fiscal sponsorship of
> individual projects.
> Not that you're prohibited from joining SPI, but that seems like the
> obvious course open to you.

Yes, I know. But FSF is clear when say they can do this only for a limited number of projects. So, before trying with FSF, I'm studying other possibilities.

>>  From one year ago, I'm searching a way to get donations to this
>> project. So, I would like know about the posibility to associate
>> FisicaLab to SPI. I live at Guatemala, so not sure if I (the only
>> developer) can apply. Since, for example, with paypal I need a bank
>> account in US. But of course, that isn't possible for me.
> Note that we do not yet offer PayPal to our projects.  That is planned
> in the near future, but we don't have a specific date when it will be
> available.
> --Josh Berkus

Well, PayPal was only an example.


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