[FFmpeg-devel] Bounties?

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Thu May 24 11:03:44 CEST 2007


Justin wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm wondering if the ffmpeg development team supports the idea of 
> soliciting bounties in order to encourage new features for ffmpeg.
> I know that Google supports open source initiatives by sponsoring 
> programmers to work with open-source teams, and I've benefited from 
> their generosity.  I was wondering if anyone had considered expanding 
> on that idea, and accepting donations in order to encourage 
> development of specific features.
> Is this something that the core team of developers has previously 
> discussed and dismissed?  If not, is there a preferred method / 
> website / scheme for supporting FFmpeg development in this fashion?
> I'd like to see improvements in FFmpeg (like a "-f iPod" parameter 
> which sets defaults to be iPod/AppleTV compatible) and would be happy 
> to contribute financially to help make that happen, as I'm simply not 
> skilled enough to contribute useful code to the project.

Well, supply me an ipod (that would be the bounty) and I'll make sure 
ffmpeg produce playbable files.

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