[QGIS-Developer] "Needs sponsor" label? (again) → "Start a bounty"

Aurelio Pires anvpires at gmail.com
Sat Oct 5 12:58:42 PDT 2019


Best regards,

On 2019-10-05 16:38, Jorge Gustavo Rocha wrote:
> Hi,
> I really like gis.stackexchange bounty mechanism [1]. Issues could have
> a "start a bounty" button, exactly like the gis.stackechange. Users
> could allocate any amount between 50 and 500 bounty points, in 50-point
> increments. Any user (other than the one reporting the issue) can ass
> bounty points.
> How they get bounty-points? Donations to QGIS (managed by PSC) awards
> bounty-points to that user/company/community. An 1.000,00 € donation
> would award 1000 bounty-points. They can invest the bounty points to
> solve issues.
> Developer(s)/ able to solve the issue would be refunded (in real money)
> according to the number of bounty point.
> This wouldn't be difficult to implement, I think. The mechanism is
> really transparent, for users and for developers.
> Regards,
> Jorge Gustavo
> [1] https://gis.stackexchange.com/help/bounty
> Às 08:28 de 05/10/19, Matthias Kuhn escreveu:
>> Hi everyone
>> On 10/5/19 7:02 AM, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
>>>> My original thinking was that we would use this tag for tickets which
>>>> require extensive development (e.g. weeks of development), and
>>>> accordingly are extremely unlikely to happen on a solely volunteer
>>>> basis.
>>> this makes sense. Perhaps better advertizing one of these tickets as
>>> soon as one dev is interested and available to fix it?
>> I think there is still a missing link from an issue to how to proceed if
>> one wants to have it resolved.
>> For an average visitor it might appear as "It has been registered in the
>> tracker, it will eventually be resolved", presumably by pure magic ;)
>> What would be good is instructions on the possibilities to get things
>> done well visible there. Something like a "Help us fix this issue"
>> button just next to the issue discussion.
>> Matthias
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> J. Gustavo

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