[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Bug bounties
michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Aug 28 04:22:50 CEST 2014
On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 09:21:00PM -0400, compn wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:47:59 +0200
> Clément Bœsch <u at pkh.me> 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)
> paying people for bugs sounds ok for me.
> (how many bugfixes do you have saved up michael? :P)
i was thinking about it just now so none yet ;)
but seriously, the supply of bugs is infinite anyway, better to fix
more of them and earlier ...
> > What about the votes instead of time?
> > https://trac.ffmpeg.org/report/11
> i like this idea too. i know theres people who want more subtitle
> support (embedded ass, pgs / sup (bluray subs).
> just being able to copy h264 into mkv or ts like tsmuxer or mkvmerge is
> what a lot of users want as well.
> if either of you prefer, all devels could make a list of bugs that
> devels want fixed. then we can combine those lists together, top 10
> bugs get bounties? i dunno.
yep, thats possible too ...
> i'd prefer not to use another service that takes 10%. we're already
> losing percentage to SPI...
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