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Re: Fix Donation page

On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 4:15 AM, Louis-Philippe Véronneau wrote:

> As discussed with Larjona on IRC, here's the patch I'm proposing for the
> donations page.
> The goal is to differentiate less between SPI and other TOs and be
> consistent in how donations methods are displayed.

The latter seems like a good idea. I'm not sure about the former, I
think we should have a project-wide discussion about this before
changing which TO we prefer.

> At the moment, even though we recommend SPI PayPal as the main way to
> donate, it is not listed in the list where all the donations methods are
> made. I understand the "other methods" thing now, but it made me very
> confused when Michael from SPI pointed me to the donation page (I could
> not find the PayPal option since it was not in the list).

That is worth fixing.

> I don't know your system enough to propose further modifications, but I
> would recommend completely removing the differentiation between SPI and
> the other TOs and show a clear list of methods (removing the "default"
> section).

It is an explicit goal of the donations page to be simple and easy for
people who don't care how they donate to Debian. The default section
is required for this goal. Please revise your patch to take this into

BTW, we really need a way to make the page less annoying for
translators after updates. Something like how the merchandise or CD
vendors pages work perhaps. This could also help with the consistency
by not having to duplicate forms in the default section and the main



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