Re: [Usability] Allow donations for precise bugs

On Sat, 2005-03-12 at 08:34 -0800, Nadyne Mielke wrote:
> At 01:14 AM 3/12/2005, Maurizio Colucci wrote:
> >Maurizio Colucci wrote:
> >>Currently, in bugzilla, I can file bugs or propose new features. My idea 
> >>is to allow users to donate money directed towards a *precise* feature or 
> >>a *precise* bug.
> >Let me give you an example of the process I am advocating.
> [snip]
> A few questions:
> What happens if the developer doesn't implement the feature (got busy, 
> couldn't do it, simply disapeared, whatever)?
> Who administrates this?  I'd want someone aside from the developer to do 
> it, so that we don't see some random person coming in and saying 'oh, yeah, 
> I will write your code', taking donations, and then absconding.

If you only get paid when the patch is accepted (as for current GNOME
bounties) then that's no problem.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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