> The easiest way to get people to step into leadership is to leave a vacuum where you used to be.
That’s probably the best incentive to get new contributors :)
Would you say it is ok to transfer a popular project to an unexperienced maintainer? With the risk of him/her merging problematic PRs or publishing a broken version? How do you know if they are experienced enough?
Usually you learn that stuff the hard way while your project is getting more popular. But how does this work if you *start* in an already popular project?