Developers building functional add-ons for the Firefox browser
can request financial contributions from users through an effort launched this week by Mozilla.
The Contributions Pilot Program is billed as a way for developers to showcase themselves next to their Add-ons and receive a suggested contribution for their work, via PayPal. With the Contributions feature, developers can tell the story of what motivated them to build an Add-on. [ Mozilla's latest browser, Firefox 3.5, was released last month. ]
"The Contributions Pilot explores how we can help our add-ons ecosystem by allowing developers to request financial participation from satisfied users," said Nick Nguyen, director of Add-ons at Mozilla.