me at worldmaker.net
Tue Feb 3 20:58:46 UTC 2009
Eric Kow wrote:
> I quite like this idea. I'm going to take your likely arbitrary $4000
> figure and run with it.
> How about this. Suppose we started a fundraising campaign, as soon as
> our infrastructure is in place. Could we have these two targets?
> $1000 - we pay for some travel/accommodation to darcs hacking sprint
> $5000 - ditto + a Summer-of-Code-style student? what would be great is
> if we could score /two/ students, say one from Google money,
> and one from our own
> If we raise more money than that, plough that into sprint #3 and more
> ambitious projects?
What about "bounties" as well? Some projects have shown that cheap bounties
can be enough of an incentive for a new developer to try their hand at
solving a problem... You could attach something like $50-$100 to some of
the needs-volunteer stuff in the bug tracker.
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