FOSS Sustainability


Overview of FOSS/Open Source Sustainability and Pay The Maintainers movements.

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Aspects of Sustainability

Various groups, people, policies, tools, etc. that affect sustainability.

Discussing open source sustainability with any four people will quickly bring up a dozen different conversations, based on how each person is related to open source. To keep conversations productive, it helps to define what aspects of sustainability you’re considering.

Even if we confine sustainability to just “common open source projects”, the important points may be very different for someone working in a software company, versus lone maintainers, versus academics, or anyone else. This site offers context to discussions with a framework of major aspects to consider.

Some key aspects - or different ways to think about sustainability - are:

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