Sort of! The hard (but necessary) question to figure out for the digital world is how to retain high-context situations at scale. I’d guess this means breaking down large groups into smaller, easier to manage ones. Whatever the case, I think Ostrom’s version provides a good blueprint to work from.
Yeah! I don’t want to overpromise because I didn’t make that part of the original grant terms (I asked everyone for permission just to share their names/stories here), but if anything particularly insightful comes out of the experience that follows, I’ll try to write about it.
There is a tension between maintainer-centric and community-centric solutions, but I don’t think they need to be at odds with each other, either.
Our team thinks about helping new contributors as a way to reduce maintainer burden. We don’t want to do anything for one side that doesn’t help the other. The maintainer…
I’m not sure what “data collecting” means in this context (I’ll of course keep track of everyone’ s responses for my own sanity) but I’m not sharing the applications publicly without permission, or anything like that.