"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 it seems there's a future for an application that lists all the feature requests for an open source application, but filters out everything that starts with "I want","you need to" and "you must".
Sad that for so many maintainers it gets to the point of their own hobby becoming stressful because people think they know how to manage it better.

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@vancha It's funny because there was something similar that I was thinking of when I was trying to figure out what sorts of things we could put together in terms of funding open source projects, especially the tiny ones

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