"The only people entitled to say how open source ‘ought’ to work are people who run projects, and the scope of their entitlement extends only to their own projects.

As a user of something open source you are not … entitled to anything at all. You are not entitled to contribute. You are not entitled to features. You are not entitled to the attention of others. You are not entitled to having value attached to your complaints. You are not entitled to this explanation." - gist.github.com/richhickey/156

@brandon yeah when he did this a fuckton of people who had always got this vibe from him but never had it explicitly said, rage-quit the community. not surprising.

rich hickey made clojure open source only because he was required to, not because he wanted to.
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@bamfic not saying he's some open source god or anything, just making sure I provide reference.

My main reason for posting this is because there are too many folks who shit on those who make open source products and ask for donations

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