Gnucash bitcoin donations: I'd like to disable this bitcoin address

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Apr 10 14:05:52 EDT 2017

Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at> writes:

> On zaterdag 8 april 2017 22:57:31 CEST John Ralls wrote:
>> > On Apr 8, 2017, at 1:18 PM, Christian Stimming <christian at>
>> > wrote:
>> > 
>> > Dear developers,
>> > 
>> > some time ago I've set up a bitcoin wallet to be used for gnucash
>> > donations in bitcoin. Although there has been some considerable income in
>> > 2014/2015, recently there are only very small amounts coming in on that
>> > channel. To be precise, in the last 12 months there have been 8 payments
>> > received summing up to 0.04 btc (approx. 44 EUR right now).
>> > 
>> > As I don't use bitcoins for any other purposes right now, I'd like to stop
>> > this bitcoin address before I forget my password or lose the private key.
>> > My suggestion is that we simply remove the mention of the bitcoin address
>> > from the website and that's it. Alternatively, someone else could set up
>> > a bitcoin address and continue to offer the tip jar collection for
>> > gnucash, but given the low volume, I'd rather suggest against that.
>> > 
>> > What do you think?
>> Christian,
>> I agree that shutting down makes the most sense.
> Yes, That's fine for me too.

I agree.  If nobody is using it, and (more importantly) you don't want
to maintain it, then by all means lets transfer the funds elsewhere and
close it down.

> Geert


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