[pytest-dev] RFC: pytest sprint indiegogo page (draft)

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Wed Feb 3 05:31:31 EST 2016

On Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 11:20 +0100, Florian Bruhin wrote:
> Hey Holger,
> * holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> [2016-02-03 10:00:27 +0000]:
> > Hey all,
> > 
> > i've done a indiegogo sprint page which is still in draft mode, see here:
> > 
> >     https://www.indiegogo.com/project/preview/ee72990c#/
> Yay, thank you! \o/
>     Floris Bruhin, Switzerland
>     Florian Bruynooghe, UK
> *cough* *cough* ;)

fixed :)

> If you're busy I can fix it myself later, still haven't figured out
> that "sync password manager database between multiple machines" thing
> reliably.
> Is this "flexible funding"? It seems to me like it isn't, i.e. if we
> don't get the 8kEUR, we'll get no money at all? Might make more sense
> to get the money even if we reach, say, 5kEUR, and then see what we
> can do to make it happen with that?

I intended flexible funding certainly.  Hopefully fixed now.

> > I am particular unsure about the "perks" ...
> Stickers sound good. Maybe T-Shirts as well, for something between
> EUR 50 and EUR 500? If I wasn't involved in pytest but liking it a
> lot, I'd be willing to spend EUR 100 or so, but I'd like something
> more than 10 stickers in return ;)
> OTOH it's some work and logistic overhead someone would need to
> tackle.
> "fix an issue" sounds a bit problematic. I'd rather not give the
> blanket promise of fixing a particular thing or introducing a feature,
> this has the potential to "force" us to do things nobody considers a
> good idea, if things go bad. Maybe more something like "vote on a
> specific bug/feature we'll consider a priority"?

"tackle an issue?"

> What about some document about the sprint where funders will be
> listed, with higher perks with (company) logo/URL? That's something
> I've seen a lot with other campaigns and seems reasonable to me.

Yes, i am fine.

> What do you think about perks for pytest trainings? Maybe that'd be a
> good incentive for companies - fund the sprint *and* get a training
> for pytest (or pytest/tox/devpi - not including travel/stay for the
> training of course).

That would have to be quite a high perk, not sure that fits for this


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