Open source projects are a lot more exciting than roads and bridges

“Developers did not [give away software] for altruistic reasons. They did it because it was the best way to solve their own problems. The story of open source software is one of the great modern day triumphs of the public good.”

“As discussed in this report, many key stakeholders — including those from startups, government, and venture capital — mistakenly believe that public software “just works” and does not require additional support.”

“Small project maintainers think mid-sized maintainers should just learn to cope, and large project maintainers think if the project were “good enough,” institutional support would have already come to them.”

“younger devs today are about POSS — Post open source software. fuck the license and governance, just commit to github.”

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