Anonymous Former Netscape Executive Donates $4,200 to AmiZilla Project
Saturday December 20th, 2003
James "Kovu" Russell writes: "A former Netscape executive who chooses to remain anonymous has just donated $4,200 to the AmiZilla booty, resulting in a total booty of over $8,400! 'His only request is that he wants to see the amount get over $10,000 so is requesting others donate what they can,' says the story at Amiga.org. Rock on!" The AmiZilla project aims to raise a bounty to encourage programmers to port Mozilla to Amiga OS.
#22 Who gets the money?
Monday December 22nd, 2003 12:39 PM
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Assume that a developer starts working on this huge project and actually gets it to compile, and then other developers join in and get it to actually start up, and then dozens of other developers submit patches and iron out some of the bigger bugs. Assume that after a couple of years it kind of works but it's still buggy.
Who gets the money? When do you decide the project is "finished" and award the money? Who makes these decisions?
It seems to me that someone needs to organize these kinds of things and answer these questions.