You can create a bounty:

Some discussion about effectiveness
But based on what I read, it might be a good Idea to find a local Linux Users Group and see if you can hire someone to build.fix the feature.

On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Jake Subs <> wrote:
On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 1:01 PM, Lex Trotman <> wrote:
> Clearly Glib is not going to be fixed and there is some consideration
> being given to making the GIO file handling available in Geany if the
> system it runs on supports it, but someone has to have the time to do
> it.

Thanks for the explanation :)

Slighty OT, but is there a way to actually _pay_ a developer to do the
work? Something I've been mulling over for a while, by raising a
pledge for a specific feature. Or is that not the "done thing" in the
world of Free Software development? Apologies if this is anathema!
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