Funding Cyrus High Availability
ken at oceana.com
Thu Sep 16 12:13:21 EDT 2004
> What do people think about a bounty program like horde's:
> Basically people can make paypal donations to fund certain features. For
> something like the high availability support, Im guessing that ALOT of
> people would donate small to large amounts of cash to see this
> functionality implemented ( i certainly would).
> What do you all think?
Works for me.
> On Sep 16, 2004, at 5:30 AM, Paul Dekkers wrote:
>> Ken Murchison wrote:
>>>>> I wouldn't hold out hope of anything being available in "some months".
>>>>> I wrote my replication code two years ago, and submitted it to Rob
>>>>> and Ken about this time last year. Neither I or they have put any
>>>>> significant work into the code since then. As I indicated in my
>>>>> previous message, we all have other priorities right now.
>>>> I can imagine, but I hoped that priorities would change a bit with
>>>> the amount of users that repeatedly
>>> This link appears dead. All I get is "To clipboard".
>> Oops. There was never supposted to be a link :-)
>>>> interest in this feature and with the money we are willing to put in
>>> I'm willing to work on it if there is money available. You are the
>>> only one that has says that you would commit money. Where are the
>>> rest of the folks? Based on the number of people that stepped up to
>>> pay for virtdomains support (zero), I'm guessing there are fewer out
>>> there willing to spend money than you think. But I could be wrong.
>> I'm happy to see that there are indeed others interested in this ;-)
>>> Other than the altnamespace project ($5000) that I did for a
>>> (unnamed) company in Texas, Jeremy Howard at Fastmail is the only one
>>> who has consistently paid for features. I'll let him disclose what
>>> he has spent, if he chooses to, but its safe to say that its been
>>> more than just pizza and beer.
>> I expected more then pizza and beer, so that's no surprise :-)
>>> I'd have to look at David's patch again and discuss things with CMU
>>> to get a good time estimate, but I'm guessing that a project like
>>> this would cost a few thousand dollars.
>> Ok, I'll start a discussion with our management based on your latest
>> estimation ($3000-$5000) and I'll let you know about the results.
>> (Might take a while, I think at least not this week. If you have more
>> details (for instance time estimation) let me know.)
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