In the past,
- some users have paid for new features
- some developers have added new features for hire
The LilyPond project does not organize such efforts; we neither
endorse nor discourage such agreements. Any contracts between
private individuals is the business of those individuals, not
Any user wanting to offer money in exchange for work should bear
in mind the following points:
LilyPond developers may advertise their services on the lilypond
email lists from time to time.
Any agreements between private individuals should include the
normal precautions when conducting business: who pays, how much do
they pay, with what method of payment, and upon what set of
conditions. We suggest that any ambiguity or uncertainty in these
questions should be resolved before any work begins.
Here is a list of people who have expressed an interest in
bounties. Note that the amount of work done by individuals varies
quite a bit throughout the years. We do not guarantee that this
list is up-to-date, nor do we guarantee that the people listed
here have any ability. The only criteria is "XYZ asked to be
listed on this page".
Looking at the git history is a good way to determine who the most
active and experienced developers are. Statistics up to version
- David Kastrup
Donations are required to let me continue my current fulltime work on
LilyPond. I focus on user and programmer interface design, coherence,
implementation, simplification, documentation, and debugging.
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