The Lack of Compensation in Open Source Software is Unsustainable

Thursday, November 16 2023 @ 10:49 PM CST

Contributed by: Linegod

It's 11:43pm on a Monday night. My 6-week-old son is asleep in my office so my wife can get some uninterrupted rest for the first half of the night. He's finally asleep now, and I probably should be also after a full day of work. But I'm not done for the day. Even though I'm a software engineer by trade, I'm also a computer programmer by hobby and passion. So I do what I've been doing for well over a decade now: I boot up my computer to write some code.

Read the full thing at https://trstringer.com/oss-compensation-broken/

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