Crowdfunded before it was cool to be crowdfunded¶
Back in 2004 I did six months of crowdfunded work on FreeBSD, waaaay before it was cool to be crowdfunded.
I wrote about this in an article for ACM Queue Quality Software Costs Money, HEARTBLEED was free
Here is the original solicitation page.
Here is the original status log, written at the time to keep the crowd informed.