[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Bug Bounty

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Fri Feb 5 11:42:42 CET 2010

On Fri, Feb 05, 2010 at 11:01:47AM +0100, Vladimir Pantelic wrote:
> 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:
> http://thedailywtf.com/Articles/The-Defect-Black-Market.aspx

nice fictional story


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