Joshua Root jmr at
Mon Nov 4 15:43:40 UTC 2019

On 2019-11-5 02:23 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Nov 4, 2019, at 00:40, Joshua Root wrote:
>> How would everyone feel about adding FUNDING.yml files to our repos?
>> <>
>> Full disclosure: I've been accepted into the GitHub Sponsors beta. I'd
>> be happy to recommend any other regular contributors who would like to
>> participate.
> I'm not familiar with FUNDING.yml files or GitHub Sponsors beta.

Please read
as well as the link I gave previously.

> Are you suggesting that individual MacPorts developers would start soliciting donations for the work that they personally contribute to the project? Or that the MacPorts project as an organization would do so?

I believe that GitHub Sponsors only supports sponsoring individuals at
present. The button could also display a custom link as done by e.g.
<>, but I know there are reasons why we
don't have a way to donate to the project as a whole.

> If the former, how does that work?

GitHub users can choose to sponsor anyone with a GitHub Sponsors
profile. I imagine our file would use the "github: [USERNAME, USERNAME,
USERNAME, USERNAME]" syntax, resulting in a button with links to all the
sponsor profiles.

- Josh

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