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"This is a call for help."

Jürg Lenhi, writes in this tweet thread: Let's talk about open-source. I've been developing and maintaining Paper.js for years. It has 8,700 stars on GitHub. Multiple big companies have done projects and products with it. Yet donations and sponsored features are very few, and I need to accept other work to sustain a living. There are several more tweets that follow this up with more details from Jürg, but what I found missing, is an awareness of what a healthy relationship for him and this project looks like. If we've learned anything from Request For Commits, it is that money doesn't solve the open source maintainer problem, so donations or Patreon alone aren't a fix. (Thanks to Cody for sharing this in our community Slack.)

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logged by @adamstac 2018-02-21T18:14:04.657611Z permalink #sustainability

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PRs and Feedback to Ecto Are Welcome

Ecto's issues have been cleaned up and tagged with labels like Level:Advanced, Level:Intermediate, and Level:Starter to make it easier to know where you'd like to contribute. @elixirlang on Twitter: We have just tidied up the issues tracker for Ecto. If you were planning to contribute, pull requests and feedback are definitely welcome. #

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logged by @adamstac 2018-01-14T03:19:02.208671Z permalink #elixir
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