[Ardour-Users] Ardour 3.0 is released / payment options

Arve Barsnes arve.barsnes at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 12:06:14 PDT 2013

On 14 March 2013 19:24, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 2:22 PM, . m u r m e r . <murmer at murmerings.com>wrote:
>> On 2013.03.14 16:07 , Wendy Van Wynsberghe wrote:
>>> I don't know if the screenshot will get through, but it proves what I
>>> am writing here:::
>>> --> I want to pay for the download of the source code of Ardour 3, but
>>> also in Belgium, Paypal forces you to have an account
>> for the sake of solving the mystery, i have a theory: i have a paypal
>> account, and when i tried to sign up for a monthly subscription it tried to
>> force me to pay by bank transfer rather that from my (large) paypal
>> balance. i looked into and was informed that as my balance in in euros and
>> not USD i could not use it for a monthly subscripion in USD.
>> the solution for me is easy - i can convert a portion of my euro balance
>> to USD first within my paypal account, and then use that balance to pay the
>> subscription. but i suspect that also means that it won't let anyone whose
>> default credit/debit card currency is not USD pay with that card without
>> having an account and doing the internal conversion (from which paypal
>> profits of course) as i have to do.
>> could the solution be for there to be multiple currencies set up within
>> ardour's paypal account so it can accept different currencies? i know in my
>> paypal account i have euro, USD and GBP balances (just the USD one is empty
>> currently). might be simpler than setting up a whole new payment structure.
> I already do that, but have not set up subscriptions in euros. I will give
> that some thought. Thanks for your investigations.
> There must be something else at work, I have no problem paying any
currency through paypal with my Norwegian bank card, including ardour
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