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Donation Stream

Open Beta Donation Stream

Luke
👋 I'm a developer working on the Donation stream project. Here to talk about anything code, as well as music 🎶 https://github.com/lukebrobbs
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After spending the last few weeks trying our best to get things shipshape, we are delighted to announce that we are on the market for open Beta users for Donation Stream. The programme will run between the 17th - 29th April 2021.

We are extremely proud of the app we have built so far, however as a team of two developers it is inevitable a few issues will be lurking in the shadows. this is where you come in 😊.

If you are not familiar with Donation Stream, this short video will give you an overview:

With the current climate, we are a little limited as to how we can utilise Donation Stream, as it is designed to be used in real world scenarios, however it is perfectly possible to use in the virtual world as well.

Visit The Donation Stream home page to create an account. To be able to send or receive XRP, users will also require a Xumm account.

For the Beta programme, we have created an account under the name Manchester City of trees to allow you to try out sending money. All funds received into this account will be donated to Manchester City Of Trees at the end of the programme.

search bar with the text tree fund showing one result of the account Manchester City of trees

Otherwise, feel free to transact to other users on the Donation Stream app.

To send feedback, feel free to join our Discord server, where you will be sure to get the quickest response, otherwise we are available at beta@donationstream.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you, and thank you in advance for being a part of our journey!

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Mike Huggins

Thanks Luke, we`ve had a great time working on this so far. We are currently in talks with a few potential partners to try this out at their on-site locations.

As Luke says, sadly they are not open right now but we want to be ready and in a position to go when they do!

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Chris Lawrence

So how does this use ILP or Web Monetization?

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Mike Huggins

Hi Chris,

Thanks for the message. We did cover ILP and web monetisation in report 1 and will be wrapping up some further thoughts in our final report. Ultimately after using ILP and building out a connector we found it too complex for our needs (a way of sending payments to charitable organisations, not necessarily between ledgers).

Web monetisation was a different beast, our site is web monetised for example and we are in discussion with partners to web monetise their sites also. It was a much simpler concept to understand and sell. Part of our roadmap is specific profile pages which can dynamically accept payment pointers The case for web monetisation as a whole was much much stronger and much more accessible(all part of our discovery/learning from this project).