The #Fediverse is so very amazing That's why I run a whole bunch of different services, something for everyone!
The things I host are:
If you would like to support me in paying the bills for all this, any help is very much appreciated
@stux Do you think fediverse serverices should have a feature for book keeping? Optionally showing users the in and out so sysadmins can have transparency and be more direct about the costs they face?
I mean it'd also be super interesting to see who's running the cheapest server
@doctormo Hm.. not federated I think 🤔 But there are for sure some awesome FOSS book keeping stuff out there
@RyunoKi @stux Whatever is used, standardisation is how you drive down the cost of operating greater transparency. If for example a Free Software book keeping website was used, then a custom spin specially made for distributed service providers would be more economical.
Extra Ironic points if the book keeping site needs to have an indicator for funding because 300 mastodon admins use it, but it's run from some guys basement.
I can imagine that this could be hard.
I mean, compare the channels instance admins use to accept donations.
Do those sites offer integration?
If you would spun up something different, you're quickly entering payment provider territory (highly regulated) or refer to a service (PayPal, Stripe etc).