On Friday, 15 November 2013 at 17:51:54 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu
As part of a larger program to support the open source
community, Facebook has is putting bounties on bugs in the D
programming language implementation. The initial budget is
small, but if we find that it accelerates development we may
add to it.
As a sample we've added $80 bounties to three regressions:
We're still tweaking the best allocation of sums to bugs
depending on their importance and difficulty. I will update
this list once I've allocated the entire budget, likely before
the end of day today.
Beyond the money involved, this is a gesture of good faith,
confidence, and investment in the future of D. Let's respond in
They just put 19 000 000 000 $ for a web app.
Are you kiddin us ?