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Wed, 19 May 2010 20:31:13 +0200
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Graham Percival <address@hidden> writes:
> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 06:55:19PM +0200, Alexander Kobel wrote:
>> Oh, and of course I know that this amount "is extremely low given the
>> work involved", as Graham stated, but ... well - it's better than
> Well, some people (not me) might not agree -- I mean, if something
> would take you 20 hours, and somebody offers $10 and a piece of
> bubble gum, it's not very encouraging. If ten people offered the
> same thing, it would add up, of course. But I've heard from some
> developers that taking a bounty isn't worth the trouble of setting
> up a paypal account.
> I'd be happy to take a bounty if anybody offered them in areas I
> work on.
That's not entirely true. If you get offered a bounty, you tend to
measure your work according to the amount paid, and then choose that you
have better things to do like waste 10 hours on something that's only
worth $30. Like wasting 20 hours on something for which you don't get
any pay at all.
Re: bounties, Graham Percival, 2010/05/19
Re: bounties, Valentin Villenave, 2010/05/19
- Re: bounties, (continued)