[mythtv-users] Per Card Volume Control Bounty started
beww at beww.org
Thu Sep 7 20:12:00 UTC 2006
On Sep 7, 2006, at 1:31 PM, Daniel Walton wrote:
>> I think what you are trying to do is well-intentioned but
>> $500 US is less than you could make flipping burgers at a Manhattan
>> McDonalds for two weeks, the actual value of performing such a
>> project on the open market is probably closer to $5000 or probably
>> more. At that level accounting protections would be a necessity, and
>> I think the IRS would begin to take an interest as well.
> I don't think the goal of this proposed bounty system is to try to
> pay the devs
> what they would make on the open market for their work. They are
> all doing the
> work for free right now and $500 is a lot more than $0 so it seems
> like a good
> idea to me.
What you say is true, and I think it proves my point that the
developers are not motivated by dollars.
But what is being talked about is causing a developer to do something
that he or she would not otherwise do by offering money, and I think
this will fail.
But as I said, I'd certainly love to be proved wrong.
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