[OSM-dev] X-Prizes

graham graham at theseamans.net
Tue Mar 18 22:25:38 GMT 2008


SteveC wrote:
> On 18 Mar 2008, at 17:03, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> I fear that the coding community would be adversely  
>> affected to a point where people don't work unless paid, or "free  
>> time" programmers get shot down for taking away cash from others,  
>> whatever.
> are there examples of where this has happened in other projects?

The longest discussion of this (and alternatives) I know of was:

http://www.advogato.org/article/844.html

Graham


> 
> maybe, if this is the case, then only small bug bounties should be  
> offered.
> 
> have fun,
> 
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