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Re: [Debconf-discuss] Fwd: paypal donation cannot be used in Japan

On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 7:13 AM, Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mittwoch, 27. März 2013, Brian Gupta wrote:
>> We are using the CH paypal account to make accounting for the match
>> program simpler, and have fewer "hops" in the transaction. (Paypal
>> account is managed by the DC accountant in Switzerland.) However, if
>> we can have an easy way to track contributions to the program through
>> another payment method and it's not too much work for people to
>> combine the results, and give sponsors-team a weekly report, there
>> shouldn't be an issue using another payment method.
> as paypal doesnt work for Debian people in .jp I'd suggest to make an
> exception for them and let them use SPI as their payment method for this. And
> I'd also suggest to let Debian.jp do the accounting for this: they are
> friendly+trustworthy Debian people, so if they (=debian.jp) say: "The amount X
> is coming from the individual A, B, C + D and is for this matching funds
> thingy" I see no reason not to trust them.
> Brian, can you please explicitly ACK this, so that our friends in Japan can
> start sending us all their money?! :-)

ACK. If Debian.jp can collect USD that would work, or SPI as you
suggested since we know they deal in USD. The key thing is it's for
USD donations of up to $100 each. Please make sure
debconf-sponsors-team gets the roll ups.

> thanks & cheers,
>         Holger

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