$100 a line. If you want more then one line let's meet and go over the project. I might give a significant discount.
Regards, -Josh ____________________________________ Joshua Kehn | josh.k...@gmail.com http://joshuakehn.com On Oct 7, 2010, at 4:51 PM, tedd wrote: > At 6:50 PM +0100 10/7/10, a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk wrote: >> Surely it would have been a bit more sensible to work out the time the >> programmer had spent on the project and then calculate it as a percentage of >> the total time that programmer would spend on it to complete it (which might >> not be the whole duration of the project) >> >> Also, counting code lines seems unfair. I know it used to be this way, but >> its a bit like paying firemen based on the number of fires they put out; >> don't be surprised if arson figures go up! >> >> I would guess though that this fellow likely had to pay some of that initial >> outlay of cash back though, and would further assume the total price >> attributed to each line was no more than 3 or 4 cents (damb English androids >> don't have the cent character) >> >> Thanks, >> Ash > > As I said, this was a case that I worked on several years ago (20+). I was > not the programmer, but rather a consultant for an attorney. > > The programmer wanted to have his payment based upon the hours he put it, but > the client wanted proof of the programmers effort. Both were understandable > positions. > > Considering that the programmers effort did not work, and there were no time > clocks showing the actual hours the programmer worked, the solution centered > on an evaluation of the end-product. That evaluation reduced to the amount of > code written, which boiled down to lines of code. > > Granted, as Rob said, some lines are worth more than others, but overall a > case was made to pay a certain amount per line. > > Now, back to the question at hand -- what price would you sell a line of your > code for? > > Cheers, > > tedd > > > -- > ------- > http://sperling.com/ > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php