[plug] Sobering read on the reality of open source software development

Chris Hoy Poy chris at hoypoy.id.au
Mon Mar 21 11:07:57 AWST 2022

I find it interesting there is no mention of my employer, The Linux

We steward and support many open source projects & foundations, including
CNCF (home of kubernetes), OpenJS and of course the Linux kernel itself.


At least some of this issue is around establishing and connecting sponsors
to projects, which is a lot of our community work too.

We have our own open source research team as well, and release annual
reports on open source jobs etc - 2021 report is here:



On Mon, 21 Mar 2022, 8:25 am Onno Benschop, <onno at itmaze.com.au> wrote:

> https://www.businessinsider.com/open-source-developers-burnout-low-pay-internet-2022-3
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