Bounties secound try (agree or bash just spell my name right;)
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 08:49:45 PST 2005
On Sun, 20 Feb 2005 12:48:42 +0200 (IST), Ely Levy
<elylevy-xserver at cs.huji.ac.il> wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Feb 2005, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > On Sat, 19 Feb 2005 22:16:44 +0200 (IST), Ely Levy
> > <elylevy-xserver at cs.huji.ac.il> wrote:
> > > Hey,
> > >
> > > After not getting any respond whatsoever to my last email I'll try again.
> > >
> > > 1) Trying out bounties won't hurt anyone.
> > > 2) All I need from you guys is help in founding bounties idea and
> > > a general permission to try it in xorg's name.(which is important
> > > as I'm going to try to get people to contribute money for it).
> > > 3) If anything official need to be done to handle the money.
> > >
> > > So please take a few minutes and write some bounties ideas,
> > > if you can write how long/how much work do you think it would take.
> > > And if you have even a bit more time please help out by writing
> > > as accurate description as possible to what need to be done.
> > Bounties may be a good idea for some things, but I was thinking of
> > more of a general xorg development fund. People would donate to it
> > and the money would be used to pay the developer time needed to
> > implement whatever major features were requested (support for new
> > chips, new XAA, etc.). With a Fund, you'd be guaranteed of results,
> > however, it's probably a more significant initial outlay of cash
> > required.
> It just sounds a lot more complcated than just a bounty maybe we should
> start small and see how it goes?
yeah, probably. I just thought I'd throw it out there. I'd support either one.
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