GUADEC: New funding models for open source software
Posted Aug 18, 2012 6:39 UTC (Sat) by nettings
Parent article: GUADEC: New funding models for open source software
A few people have tried to streamline the online donation process, he said, including Flattr. But although Flattr is helpful, Dingle said, "I don't know of any open source project sustaining itself via Flattr — or via donations, period."
The digital audio recording and editing suite Ardour has been running on donations and subscriptions for quite a while, and I think the authors consider the model quite successful. Maybe a look into how it works for them could make a nice LWN article?
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