[FFmpeg-devel] Bounties?

Ismail Dönmez ismail
Thu May 24 11:13:37 CEST 2007

On Thursday 24 May 2007 12:03:44 Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Hi
> Justin wrote:
> > Hi.
> >
> > I'm wondering if the ffmpeg development team supports the idea of
> > soliciting bounties in order to encourage new features for ffmpeg.
> >
> > I know that Google supports open source initiatives by sponsoring
> > programmers to work with open-source teams, and I've benefited from
> > their generosity.  I was wondering if anyone had considered expanding
> > on that idea, and accepting donations in order to encourage
> > development of specific features.
> >
> > Is this something that the core team of developers has previously
> > discussed and dismissed?  If not, is there a preferred method /
> > website / scheme for supporting FFmpeg development in this fashion?
> >
> > I'd like to see improvements in FFmpeg (like a "-f iPod" parameter
> > which sets defaults to be iPod/AppleTV compatible) and would be happy
> > to contribute financially to help make that happen, as I'm simply not
> > skilled enough to contribute useful code to the project.
> Well, supply me an ipod (that would be the bounty) and I'll make sure
> ffmpeg produce playbable files.

I am not sure Michael will let you implement UUID crap thats iPod needs for 
1.5Mbit files.


Perfect is the enemy of good
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