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Hi :)
I think the point that is being made is that we are doing it the wrong way around.  That by 
switching it around so that the download starts first and THEN the donate page appears seems to be 
generating more donations.  

The way we do it 

1.  implies that people have to donate otherwise they are not going to be allowed to download or 
might get a nasty surprise if they do. 

2.  it's a little rude in some cultures.  It makes us look like profits are more important than 
getting people using the software

3.  it's yet another blocker along the path to getting people to download and another step that 
might cause them to cancel the idea of trying out LibreOffice

4.  If people are racing to get to the download then they might miss it completely 

Having the donations page AFTER the download has started means catching people just as they sit 
back and relax and are waiting for the download to complete.  It's more polite.  It implies that we 
care more about them using the software and that money is less of an important.  
Regards from 

Tom :)


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First the donate page is opened, and then the download starts.

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