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Hey all! Hope 2022 is going well for you so far. I'm really excited to share that my first non-code contribution this year is in full swing. The ZSH maintainers have been really great to collaborate with and hopefully, we can get a new logo out soon.
What are you working on? I'll feature it here next week!
GitHub's The ReadME Project v1.22
This was a good 'version' of GitHub's newsletter.
OSS Enterprise: When developers go rogue
Issue #31 by Paul Sawers of VentureBeat.
Making Open Source software safer and more secure
"We welcomed the opportunity to participate in the White House Open Source Software Security Summit today."
Google calls for new government action to protect open-source software projects
After a White House summit on open-source security, Google proposed increasing government involvement in the funding and development of critical tech infrastructure projects.
Open-Source developers provide free resources to giant corporations. Until they don't.
We need a manual for maintaining open source
Open Source & Sustainability
"I don't feel confident operating or maintaining open source. That makes me scared of it, and my fear makes me avoid doing it at all."
Is Open Source Really Free if We Aren’t Allowed to Break It?
The author of two popular open source libraries intentionally corrupted them, causing a debate in the programming community.
andInteresting thread here
Recognizing all Kinds of Labor in Open Source Ecosystems
CHAOSScast Episode 50
Conor Okus and Christoph Ono on the Bitcoin Design Community
Sustain Open Source Design Episode 19.
Duane O’Brien and Mandy Grover on Investing in Open Source: The FOSS Contributor Fund
Duane and Mandy go into detail on the report and how they built friendship and trust in the process of writing this report successfully.
Disclaimer: All links that I post in any newsletter are what I (Justin) find interesting and or thought-provoking. I don't agree with everyone, but I do value their perspectives.