[OSM-dev] X-Prizes

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 22:34:06 GMT 2008


On 19/03/2008, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
> are there examples of where this has happened in other projects?
>
>  maybe, if this is the case, then only small bug bounties should be
>  offered.

nothing more than anecdotal evidence, but there was talk a couple of
years back that the "get windows xp to dual-boot on an x86 macintosh"
project was severely hindered because people were hoarding information
rather than sharing it. i think the prize/bounty for that was up
around the US$10,000 mark if memory serves




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