250 USD offer on FreedomSponsor to fix tdf#33082

Tommy barta at quipo.it
Thu Nov 5 02:15:34 PST 2015

Michael Meeks wrote:
> Hi Tommy,
> On Thu, 2015-11-05 at 06:07 +0100, Tommy wrote:
>> I want to inform the developer community that an user offered 250
>> dollars to fix:
>> Bug 33082 - Multiple operations are not tracked as change in change control
>> https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33082
> 	Hmm. So - just as a hyper-optimistic estimation - implementing change
> tracking for tables, including the file-format support (there is none in
> ODF as such) and so on is the order of a six man month type job: unit
> tests, filter work, core data structure pieces etc.

I'm not a programmer so I had no idea how much effort was needed.
thanks for the info.

> 	It is good to have people supporting and offering money for the work -
> but 6 man months is 8*5*4*6 hours -> 960 hours. No idea what you think a
> programmer should earn but $0.26/hr rate is below most estimations ;-)

not a good salary indeed
even those who built the pyramids were paid better :-)

anyway as that user said, anyone is free to add a few bucks to the 
funding campaign

> 	Having said that - it is clear that this is an important missing
> feature. In general it would be good to split it into many bugs - some
> of the features are smaller and less problematic.
> 	HTH !
> 		Michael.

bye, Tommy

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