Why Hackers Must Welcome Social Justice Advocates
Coraline Ada Ehmke
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“Meritocracy naively assumes a level playing field, in which everyone has access to the same resources, free time, and common life experiences to draw upon. These factors make contributing to open source a daunting prospect for many different kinds of people.”

How do you propose this be addressed? That is, how can one evaluate contributions if not by their merit? Also, what is tangibly daunting about submitting a pull request to a project?

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