[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Bug bounties

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 23:11:17 CEST 2014


On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 4:16 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>

> Hi all
> I was thinking about if we should put an
> automatic 50 USD bounty on every bug thats open since more than
> 12 month on trac, and limited to the first 20 claims so its limited
> to 1000 USD max expenses for us (for now)
> (also limited to real unique bugs of course)
> The intend would be two fold, first to get some old bugs fixed, and
> 2nd to give a tiny bit back to thouse who do fix bugs
> One big question is, can SPI donations be used for this ?
> anyone knows if other projects used SPI for something similar ?
> Comments, Suggestions, Death threads welcome!

We did this originally for ffmtech, I thought it was a cool idea but not
everybody liked it...


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