[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Bug bounties

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Aug 28 19:41:30 CEST 2014

On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 04:27:15PM -0800, Lou Logan wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:16:12 +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)
> We could look into bountysource as the infrastructure/platform. It
> might make it easier for users. They take a 10% cut upon withdrawl of
> awarded funds. They also have a "fundraiser" feature, but I didn't
> really read much about that.
> I signed up the project a while ago just to take a look, and one of the
> employees contacted me several times via IRC so see if I had any
> questions or needed help, but my lazignorance ultimately prevailed and
> I didn't really do anything with it.
> Here's the project page:
> <https://www.bountysource.com/trackers/458692-ffmpeg>

this looks pretty cool
i am not sure how successfull this would be for us but i definitly
support the idea of trying this ...

> It automatically lists each bug report.
> I have no experience using bountysource as a user or developer. Does
> anyone have any experience with this?
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