Re: bounties?

On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 11:53 +0100, Johannes Schmid wrote:
> Just a short note on the success of bounties. The Anjuta Project
> (, list is not completely up-to-date) put bounties
> of overall about 4000$ in place about two years ago. Only about half of
> those have been worked on since and the biggest part was done by already
> active developers who had done some patches in the area where the bounty
> appeared before.

The bounty is rarely enough to substitute for full-time pay.  So you had
to be willing to do the work anyway.

It might work better to give gifts -- Gnome socks, underpants,
a certificate to hang on the wall, or whatever.

Gnome Miles. :)


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C,
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