Funding bug-fixes for open-source software
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In an average day, how many times do you visit a url for an open-source bug/ticket/issue/pull-request?
<= 1 per day
1-3 per day
4-8 per day
8+ per day
When you visit a url for an open-source issue that affects your work, what do you *usually* do?
Find a way to code around the bug
Add a "helpful" comment, then code around the bug
Find & use a fork that has already fixed the bug
Fix the bug myself & submit a patch/pull-request
If you could buy into a pool for someone else to fix an issue, how much would you typically contribute towards a fix?
How much would you typically contribute per year - i.e., across all such issues?
If you don't fix the issue yourself, why not?
Too busy with other work
Don't know enough about the code to fix it
No incentive to fix it (i.e., not my job)
What's the *minimum* amount - on average - you would need to motivate you to fix an issue yourself & submit a patch/pull-request?
Money would not motivate me
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