[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Bug Bounty

Vladimir Pantelic pan
Fri Feb 5 11:01:47 CET 2010

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 02:14:06PM +0100, Rafa?l Carr? wrote:
>>  On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 13:29:16 +0100
>>  Benjamin Larsson<banan at ludd.ltu.se>  wrote:
>>  >  Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> [...]
>>  >  >  comments, flames, love letters, death threats?
>>  I wouldn't bet much on the success of bounty programs, considering what
>>  i've seen in the past (like in gnome and gaim), though if the bugs do
>>  not require too high capabilities it could be different.
> I think the bug bounty idea is a way to get the money to the people who
> work on ffmpeg and at the same time it should reduce the amount of bugs
> somewhat.
> I did not expect it to to draw in a significant number of new developers
> jumping on bugs that are too hard for the ffmpeg developers to fix.

I think ffmpeg devs should do pair programming:


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