So you took the plunge and fixed that one issue. And now somehow you’re an Open Source maintainer.
That’s all for the good, but how do you build healthy habits, and sustainable projects — so that you don’t burnout, and they don’t fall apart the second you walk away? Do we have a vision at-all of an approach to open source that isn’t just built on the efforts of individual maintainers?
Drawing on lessons from five years as a Django Fellow, and over a decade working on key projects in the Django ecosystem, let’s find out!