all. I'd like to know why I can't pay for elementary with Paypal. Also, if I enter $0, can I just download the image file?

  • Elementary is using Stripe, a Paypal competitor, so you can't "pay via Paypal". Mar 4 '17 at 1:34
  • There's Stripe again- should I be concerned? Mar 5 '17 at 3:02
  • What do you mean with "should I be concerned"? Mar 5 '17 at 7:40
  • I was also referred to Reedsy, a writing service that only accepts payment via Stripe. Mar 6 '17 at 20:15
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    Ah, that's what you're referring to. I'm not sure if using Stripe will take away the business/organization's rights on using Paypal or the other way around. But I haven't heard of anything that accepts both. *blurts out my hate for anti-comptetitive practices by large corporations* Mar 6 '17 at 23:18

you can enter $0 and download elementary.

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    Thank you. I've downloaded it, but haven't done anything with it yet. Mar 4 '17 at 0:17

I am sure that PayPal would raise more money as it is a more common method of payment that many have when, for instance. acting on eBay. If Elementary team offered payment by PayPal also I am sure that they could obtain more payments immediately .. However, it is their own geeky choice

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