[bugzilla] donate to sponsoring bug
twickline at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 21:24:00 CDT 2009
What about a hybrid Donate/Pledge box? I'm aware there is a Donate section
on the main site. But could this somehow be Incorporated into the rest of
Bugs and Apps DB or would it just be tacky :)
On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Sep 2009, Tom Wickline wrote:
> > But the problem is if say I donate $50.00 who's to say the bug I
> > donate to will be resolved any time soon? Paypal only allows refunds
> > up to 60 days, so how would you go about a refund if the bug wasn't
> > fixed in say a year or more?
> The solution to this problem is 'pledges'. So when the bug is closed,
> those who pledged to give money are notified and can then decide for
> themselves whether to send the money or not.
> Sure it means they may go back on their word, from some outsider's point
> of view, but at least they cannot complain, and Wine not getting the
> money would pretty much be business as usual anyway (unless reneged
> pledges detract from regular WPF donations).
> Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> http://fgouget.free.fr/
> "Lotto: A tax on people who are bad at math." -- unknown
> "Windows: Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates." -- WE7U
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