[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Bug bounties

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Aug 28 02:15:45 CEST 2014

On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:47:59PM +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:16:12PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > 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)
> What about the votes instead of time?
> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/report/11

iam fine with any rating, no preferrance here but votes can be
manipulated, time is alot harder though we shouldnt try to fix an
issue where theres no issue. We could still switch to time when
someone tries to manipulate the votes, if that ever happens ...

> The old bugs might not be relevant in a lot of cases. Typically a single
> user having an issue hardly reproducible, and so old he doesn't even care
> about anymore. The votes on the other hand reflect the public demand.
> [...]
> -- 
> Clément B.

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