Proposal for donation link in Thunderbird 31

Tanstaafl tanstaafl at
Fri Nov 22 15:20:43 UTC 2013

On 2013-11-21 6:08 AM, Tanstaafl <tanstaafl at> wrote:
> On 2013-11-21 5:43 AM, Kent James <kent at> wrote:
>> But starting down the road of rewarding some contributors, while there
>> are insufficient funds to reward all worthy contributors, is fraught
>> with peril. It is easy to destroy a community through actions that could
>> easily be viewed as unfair. Making such a process actually fair is
>> really hard.
> Maybe one option would be to have some kind of system where only a
> certain percentage of the contribution can be dedicated to a certain bug
> or bugs, with the rest going into a general pool.
> The amount could vary based on how many votes the bug has (the more
> votes, the higher the percentage of the contribution that can be
> dedicated to it), up to some maximum (I was thinking 50%)?

No one thinks this is a viable option?

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