[QGIS-Developer] "Needs sponsor" label? (again)

Régis Haubourg regis.haubourg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 05:07:57 PDT 2019

I quite agree with Paolo. What about reversing the logic and add a label
"Funded by QGIS.org" when we tackle a bug or a feature with QGIS.org
ressources ?

This would also help in identifying the issues tackled by our fundings in
the long run, and help in coordinating a bit.

Le jeu. 3 oct. 2019 à 13:09, Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it> a
écrit :

> Hi all,
> On 03/10/19 09:58, Alessandro Pasotti wrote:
> >
> > Hi Nyall,
> >
> > What would be exactly the meaning of that label?
> >
> > If a developer adds that label, does that mean the she would be
> > interested in implementing the feature if she get paid for it?
> >
> > What if another developer is willing to implement it for free? She just
> > removes the label and starts working on it?
> >
> > I'm not sure we want to expose this kind of things in the issue tracker,
> > I mean we should probably use other channels and perhaps add some other
> > label that clearly indicates that there is a fundraising campaign
> > running for that particular issue/feature.
> >
> > If there is a running campaign I think it's totally fine to put a link
> > to the campaign (and a label) in the issue.
> >
> > Btw, thanks for raising the topic, in general I like very much the idea
> > to give more visibility to fund-raising campaigns (which includes
> > crowdfunding of course).
> in principle I'd be in favour of this, to make it clear to users that
> they can make the difference and add more responsibility upon their
> shoulders. However, I agree with Ale: what is the criteria? Every ticket
> needs resources to be fixed, so which  one would earn the label?
> If we find a reasonable (not requiring too admin work) and transparent
> (no ambiguity) way of managing this, our newsfeed in the startup window
> will be a powerful tool to implement it, as Andreas pointed out.
> Cheers.
> --
> Paolo Cavallini - www.faunalia.eu
> QGIS.ORG Chair:
> http://planet.qgis.org/planet/user/28/tag/qgis%20board/
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