We often praise the greatness of open source technology and skirt some of the less visible issues while focusing exclusively on the incredible aspects of the communities we’re part of.
But what is life like for solo maintainers? What expectations can we set on people writing code on nights and weekends — folks who have other aspects to their lives? And what can we do to ensure vulnerable people stay safe in open source?
What Matters, Episode 24: Open Source, Safety & Maintainer Blues
That said, there is so much more to Penelope than her job description — like her Battlesnake Twitch stream. Give a listen to someone with experience in so many aspects of the open source world!
Listen to What Matters now!
What Matters, Episode 24 is now available to listen to or download. Check out the full episode — and all our episodes — now available from Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, SoundCloud, and wherever you want to listen in!
About the Show
What Matters is a bi-weekly podcast from the folks at Mattermost where we take a look at all the things we enjoy about the communities we are a part of — open source, ChatOps, DevOps, Go, and everything in between — and distill it into a podcast hosted by Senior Developer Advocate PJ Hagerty. Reach out and let us know what topics, guests, and other ideas you have for the show!