Announcement: GnuCash Bounty Program GCBoP in June/July 2013
christian at cstimming.de
Sat Jun 8 04:08:00 EDT 2013
Am Freitag, 7. Juni 2013, 17:26:42 schrieb Geert Janssens:
> Did this eventually get formally announced ?
Not explicitly, but I'll do that in a minute. Thanks for the reminder.
> On Wednesday 29 May 2013 09:53:47 Christian Stimming wrote:
> > Dear Developers,
> > after some internal discussion we've decided to use part of our
> > available tip jar funds for running the
> > GnuCash Bounty Program "GCBoP"
> > The program is described on the wiki page
> > http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Bounty_Program , copied in part below.
> > Feel free to send me any comments and questions that come up.
> > Goals
> > --------
> > The goal of the GnuCash Bounty Program "GCBoP" is to make good use of
> > some of our available donation money, specifically for the following
> > aspects:
> > * Get some issues fixed that have been a pain for many users but
> > somehow were not interesting enough for developers previously
> > * Attract new contributors by rewarding them for working on those
> > issues * Stimulate current contributors to take on issues that remain
> > open for too long
> > * Experiment with this sort of bounty program in an Open Source
> > project
> > How does it work?
> > ------------------------
> > The GCBoP program puts a bounty on the completion of any of the tasks
> > that are listed on our GCBoP page , for any contributions received
> > between June 1 and July 26, 2013.
> > Some of the current developers will be act as Evaluators. As soon as
> > some contributor sends in a patch that completes a task, one
> > evaluator from our Pool of Evaluators will evaluate this contribution
> > and decide whether a task is "done" so that the bounty is paid.
> > See  for details.
> > What are the eligible tasks?
> > ------------------------------------
> > The following items from Bugzilla (see  for the clickable list) are
> > tasks whose completion will be rewarded by a $200 bounty (or 160
> > EUR):
> > * 514492 Win32: Crash when loading data file with invalid txn
> > dates
> > * 669964 Importing log file from a transaction that moves money
> > between mutual funds creates a brokentransaction
> > * 672595 If the data file is not saved when the new file wizard
> > terminates, no confirmation is issued if you exit gnucash
> > * 678103 Crash when creating new invoice
> > * 691587 Crash while loading corrupted .gnucash/stylesheet-2.0
> > Criterion for choosing those tasks: They have severity CRITICAL and
> > remained opened for quite some time already.
> > Also, the following items from http://gnucash.uservoice.com/ are tasks
> > whose completion will be rewarded by a $200 bounty (or 160 EUR):
> > * Transaction Classifications (Bug 113772)
> > * Add Undo Functionality (Bug 509267)
> > * Make it easier for users to work with
> > alternative/non-ISO/private
> > currencies. (Bug 657215)
> > * Add the ability to attached scanned images to invoices. (Bug
> > 336843) * Type ahead search when entering the accounts to a
> > transaction (Bug 545160)
> > * More charting: Budget vs. Actual chart (Bug 700801)
> > * Better Budgeting (Bug 700802)
> > * Allow the database to be secured by way of a password (Bug
> > 700803) * Manually change ordering of Transactions (Bug 700804)
> > * Allow saving of Custom Reports without changing name,
> > overwriting
> > existing report (Bug 649284)
> > Criterion for choosing those tasks: Those are the Top Ten feature
> > requests by count of the user's votes. (Excluding the "declined" ones
> > due to the immense structural changes they require.) And yes, they
> > are not easy to do. That's the whole point of the GCBoP program.
> > Questions? Comments?
> > --------------------------------
> > Feel free to send any comments and questions that come up to me
> > privately or here on the list. I'll summarize and send out the final
> > announcement on June 1st, when GCBoP will actually start.
> > Best Regards,
> > Christian
> >  http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Bounty_Program
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