[Development] Changes to Qt offering

Konstantin Shegunov kshegunov at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 23:36:00 CET 2020

On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 12:22 AM Matthew Woehlke <mwoehlke.floss at gmail.com>

> Aside from issues with Patreon's reputation

I was not aware of such, but I'm going to take your word for it.

> Besides, I was thinking more along the lines of something that could
> integrate with other OSS tools (e.g. GitHub).

Fair enough.

> I want a "proud sponsors" page. I want to be able to offer bounties for
> specific bugs or feature requests.

I believe everybody would welcome that.
On that note, just a wild idea, paying per module (i.e. 50$ / year for
QtCore + 50$ / year for GUI, etc.) could be more flexible scheme to
license. Not sure how that aligns with QtC's sales people, but seems more
fair to me to pay for what you use (and by extension support its

On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 12:26 AM NIkolai Marchenko <enmarantispam at gmail.com>

> I personally want a goal oriented fundraiser model. Like "revamp
> qtwidgets", "do a round of serious bugfixes in qml" etc

That also seems fine to me.
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