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From OmniTrade <omnitrad...@gmail.com>
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Date Tue, 27 Mar 2018 23:21:39 GMT
On Sat, Mar 10, 2018, 9:50 AM MG, <mgbiz@arscreat.com> wrote:

> Hi Groovy enthusiasts !-)
>
> after having thought about the topic of "putting some money where your
> mouth is and help fund Groovy development" some more, and taking into
> consideration what people have suggested, I have created a (somewhat
> experimental) Jira task* where people can pledge bounties for Groovy
> features/fixes they woud like to support:
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GROOVY-8503
>
> I have added bounties for some ares that I would like to see Groovy to
> grow in - feel free to suggest additional features/fixes, or pledge for
> existing ones.
>
> Please make sure beforehand there has been at least some sort of
> discussion about and some tentative agreement on possible ways forward
> for the topic you would like to advance on this mailing list. There is
> not much sense in cluttering the Jira task with pledges for features no
> one of the main contributors think are feasible, a good idea - or who
> have been outright rejected at this point :-)
>
> I think it is easiest for people to pledge in "their" currency (Euro in
> my case), so they do not incur any exchange rate uncertainties.
> I also feel the minimum amount pledged should be in the 10 USD/EUR area,
> based on that if we have a lot of people pledging smaller amounts, the
> Jira task is definitely not the right approach.
> All of this is of course open for discussion... :-)
>
> Regular (monthly) Groovy funding is a topic for another post - for now I
> have added a generic "Make Groovy Java 9 compatible" topic at the top of
> the funding table in https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GROOVY-8503.
>
> Cheers,
> mg
>
> *I think we should see if this appoach does not suffice, before going
> down the route of a
> Kickstarter/Indiegogo/
> tribe.taiga.io/bountysource.com/Patroon/fundrequest.io
> - thank you to anyone who suggested/commented on this topic :-)
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