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

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Wed Feb 3 07:21:38 EST 2016

On Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 12:02 +0000, Floris Bruynooghe wrote:
> Hi,
> Overall looks great!
> On 3 February 2016 at 10:31, holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 11:20 +0100, Florian Bruhin wrote:
> >> * holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> [2016-02-03 10:00:27 +0000]:
> >> > 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?"
> I agree with this worry, "Prioritise an issue" seems a safer way to
> say this.  And maybe hint about having a chat with us first if you
> feel strongly to avoid disappointment.
> Secondly do we need limits on the number of issues and topics we can
> have?  It's kind of odd to limit but likewise we can't have 20 topics
> and 200 issues as we'll just have to disappoint (and to be honest, we
> might be more motivated working on other bits ;-)).

sure, we can limit.  If we got 20 topics and 200 issues that'd be 120K Euros
in funding, though ;)  

> >> 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.
> Can we make being listed as supporter opt-in for all levels?  Then we
> can add logo and links for higher level sponsors (€500-€1000).

no clue if that's possible, could you look at the interface yourself? (i
invited you as editor)

> I also wonder if it's worth going into more detail about what we might
> work on, currently seems rather vague.  For example I'd like to work
> on the "failing tests from finalizers"/addverifier which I'd be happy
> to summarise in a paragraph.  It might give people something more
> explicit too look forward too, rather then just the next release.
> Just the next release will happen anyway, maybe a bit later or with a
> fewer features but it will happen.

Sure, it's intentionally vague as i don't want the campaign to predetermine
everything.  Adding paragraphs about intentions in a separate section
makes sense i guess.


> Regards,
> Floris

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