Donating for Open Source?

Steve smorrey at
Fri Oct 26 12:00:06 MDT 2007

Part of the problem with donations is sourceforge wants me to login
etc, before I can donate.
Thats going to require me to setup a sourceforge login, and all that good stuff.
But I guess whatever the developers want is ok with me.  I didn't know
if sourceforge provided the the option or not.


On 10/26/07, Dave Smith <dave at> wrote:
> Steve wrote:
> > I recently tried phpLDAPAdmin, and I really like it, so I went to the
> > main page noticed a donation link and tried to click it.
> >
> <snip>
> > Is there a way I can donate to a project like this without giving the
> > money to sourceforge?
> >
> When I setup donations for phpLDAPadmin about 3 year ago, I knew that
> there would be some fees paid to SourceForge out of each donation, but I
> gladly accepted that fact because I liked the free services provided by
> SourceForge. I completely understand if people don't want any of their
> donation to go to SourceForge, but just know that that's how the
> developers want it.
> Alternatively, you could contact Deon directly about donating (wurley).
> I happen to know his paypal address where the SourceForge donations go,
> if you want it. I can give it to you off list, but know that PayPal will
> take a small fee of that as well.
> --Dave (aka uugDave)
> Disclaimer: I don't maintain phpLDAPadmin anymore -- I handed it off to
> wurley, who has done an absolutely amazing job with it.
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