[vlc-devel] [RFC] Bounties for VLC
edward.c.wang at compdigitec.com
Tue Aug 14 17:37:30 CEST 2012
On 12-08-14 11:35 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 06:32:45PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
>> IMHO, you don't want to use bounty hunters for something as critical as that.
>> There would be a huge risk that the guy/gal "implements" whatever feature the
>> bounty says, then runs away with the money. And who gets to maintain the
>> resulting code and fix the regressions?
> Money is payed on code merge, for this reason.
I think Remi is talking more about the long-term after effects, like
what happens six years down the road, let's say, if there's a problem
six years down the road and the original bounty guy has vanished into
the bit bucket.
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