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Re: [HACKERS] Seeking Mentors for Funded Reviewers

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Richard Broersma <richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-rrreviewers(at)postgresql(dot)org, postgres hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Seeking Mentors for Funded Reviewers
Date: 2011-01-26 11:15:57
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On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 11:15 -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
> > However, having a mentee begin work early in the 9.2 commit-fest cycle
> > might be advantageous.  I imagine that there is less pressure to review
> > all of the patches in the early commit-fests.  Perhaps this will give
> > prospective mentors the ablility to spend more time with mentee's.
> 
> For 9.1, what about doing a bug-finding bounty when we get into the 9.1
> beta cycle?  Mozilla has been using bug bounties and they've been
> surprisingly successful.

Many people are contributing patches for free. Will those people get
paid to fix their own bugs? I guess they might well be better at finding
and fixing them than others, so it is an interesting question.

-- 
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