Subject: Re: A software marketplace
From: "Karsten M. Self" <kmself@ix.netcom.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 23:38:43 +0000

on Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 01:09:38AM -0500, Russell Nelson (nelson@crynwr.com) wrote:
> Click on this URL to check the validity of nelson@crynwr.com:
> http://q249.crynwr.com/nelson/1042091611.14617.c8f88e564e0caab354ded762a245fcf0
> 
> Y'all might know that I'm the President of the Public Software Fund.
> Our purpose in life is to recognize (with a tax deduction) the
> public-spirited nature of people who pay for the development of public
> software.  It may be that all of our donors can afford to fund a whole
> project.  Or maybe not?  Once we made that decision, we needed a
> marketplace.
> 
> I'm going to use a variant of the Street Performer's Protocol[1] to
> gather together funding to pay for projects.  The software is
> currently in beta test.  Perhaps FSB'ers would like to help me test
> it?  http://pubsoft.org/index.cgi gets you to the (new) home page.
> Thanks in advance.

Note that last I checked, bidding on a project with a bid greater than
the funding, upped the funding.  This was a bid by the same UID as had
funded the project, not sure if this was an edge case or not.

Peace.

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