Subject: Re: Bounty for Bugs in Open Source Projects?
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 17:55:31 -0400

Nik Cubrilovic writes:
 > I am interested to know if there is currently an initiative for commercial
 > organisations to offer a bounty (cash incentive) for bugs or features to
 > be implemented in Open Source projects. The company I work for would be
 > interested in paying developers on Open Source projects to implement
 > features, and to fix certain bugs that we require in some software, but
 > the only way to do this at the moment seems to be to contact the project
 > leader, or to post to the corresponding project mailing list with the
 > details.
 > 
 > So is there some central way to do this?

Yes:

http://pubsoft.org/

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