[CentOS] [OT] posting bounties for rpms compatible with centos?

Wed Dec 7 02:58:19 UTC 2011
Jason Pyeron <jpyeron at pdinc.us>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Ned Slider
> Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2011 21:15
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] [OT] posting bounties for rpms 
> compatible with centos?
> On 06/12/11 23:01, Jason Pyeron wrote:
> > Is there an etiquitte to posting bounties to the centos 
> community for 
> > OSS to be packaged in rpm form for centos?
> >
> The generally accepted route is to make a request on the 
> mailing list of an appropriate repository, for example, 
> repoforge (rpmforge):
> http://lists.repoforge.org/mailman/listinfo/users
> (there are others too)

Did not think of that as an avenue. Thanks.

> Such repositories are usually more than willing to accept 
> donations such as hardware and/or bandwidth to assist with 
> hosting, or offers to mirror. Some developers/packagers have 
> individual wish lists on Amazon if you'd like to make a 

In fact I have posted at the project site for etherpad offering 128$ for the rpm
installer. They already have a site they use for bounties (http://gun.io), which
uses amazon for the financial processing. 

But I would not expect the debian focused developers to have much understanding
in the way of the rpm. Now those on a rpm repo mailing list would.

> personal donation to express your gratitude and I guess if 
> you are desperate to part with your hard cold cash then 
> they'd be willing to accept that too (although in my personal 
> experience people tend not to do this for financial reward).

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