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Open source maintenance can be stressful, lonely, and financially unrewarding
Maintainers want to do creative work that matters and makes an impact
Maintainers to industry: We don’t have the time nor money to do more.
In a shocker, paid maintainers do more security and maintenance work than unpaid maintainers
Maintainers are being asked to do more security work. Over 50% didn’t get the memo.
The more maintainers get paid, the more they work on open source
Despite increasing demands, most maintainers still don’t get paid for their work