[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Some ideas for roundup
Sat Oct 9 13:19:52 CEST 2010
On Sat, Oct 09, 2010 at 01:15:28PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 09, 2010 at 11:52:10AM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > here there are some ideas I have in mind since some time which I'd
> > like to apply to roundup soon or later.
> > * per-issue tagging
> > This may be useful for categorizing the issues per type,
> > e.g. licensing related issues, ffplay related issues, libavformat
> > related issues, crash related isssues and so on.
> We have that and its called topic
> how did you miss it, its quite clearly vissible i thought?
Btw iam in favor of renaming it in the web interface to tag
> > * per-issue funding
> > It should be possible for an user to fund the resolution of an
> > issue. The money may be devolved to the fondation and re-imbursed to
> > the donor if the issue is not fixed in some variable amount of
> > time. The money may be assigned to the fixer and in part to the
> > foundation (e.g. 80% to the fixer and 20% to the foundation).
> > Here things may be tricky if we want to avoid conflicts amongst
> > developers (e.g. two devs working at the same issue, or when it is
> > not clear which is the "right" solution", also complex issues
> > usually require much work which may be shared amongst several
> > developers), so we have to consider if the cons prevail over the
> > pros.
> > (Another consideration is that bug-funding may lead to more bugs.)
> > And to make more fun we should accept not only money but whatever
> > the donor like (e.g. a postcard, a peluche, some HW, a box of
> > special beer, potatoes, whatever but possibly not illegal.)
> we can add a funding topic to issues where there is funding if people want
s/topic/tag/ (for understandability)
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