Money makes the world go round? Yes: new paid developer program for OpenPhoenux/Goldelico

Dave at
Wed Jul 11 17:11:42 CEST 2012

As a professional full time employed software developer (in
Australia), I am on around 300AU a day, I can't see the incentive
scheme working ... sorry

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 5:38 PM, Christophe Drevet
<christophe.drevet at> wrote:
> 2012/7/11 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at>:
>> We did have that, but IMHO failed. To my surprise there were more offers
>> for bounties (even free GTA04 boards) than developers willing to do
>> something. Maybe a bounty of 50/100 bucks doesn't attract anyone these
>> days?
> If 50/100 bucks doesn't attract anyone, maybe 500/1000 could. I
> thought about using a reward offering page for each feature or bug
> important for some people.
> Do you have a bugtracker or something to track those ?
> Maybe we could add a plugin for people to offer bounties on specific
> tickets and for dev to see how much people want them fixed and what
> they can earn by stepping in. Maybe I can help finding/writing such a
> plugin (depending of the language used)
> Of course, that is just useful when we have some dev around. I,
> myself, won't step in as I don't have much time, and enough skill to
> work on GTA04 even if I had some money to buy one. Hardware/embedded
> development is somewhat harder than just software development.
> Good luck with this project. And thank you for your work.
> --
> Christophe.
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