My responses to a series of questions from Xavier Borderie.
One reason this situation is so frustrating is that, increasingly, I find that issue triage takes time away from the actual maintenance of a project. In other words, I often only have enough time to read through an issue and say, “Sorry, I don’t have time to look at this right now.” Just the mere act of responding can take up a majority of the time I’ve set aside for open source.
Nolan Lawson — What it feels like to be an open-source maintainer
Sync repository settings defined in .github/config.yml to GitHub, enabling Pull Requests for repository settings.
Flying down to SF for the day to attend WONTFIX Cabal, an unconference on open source project maintenance. The topics I’m struggling with most right now are: support burden (where to draw the line helping end users), and new feature development (how to decide what gets built). Even though open source has been around a while, it still feels very much like the early days.
Introductory guides to running and contributing to open source projects. I got a shout out in the “It’s ok to hit pause” section.