On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 09:21:04AM -0700, Mariatta Wijaya wrote:
October is hacktoberfest (https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/) In the month of October, people can sign up and contribute to open source projects on GitHub. If they make 4 PRs during Hacktoberfest, they'll earn a limited edition T-Shirt.
This may sound grumpy to some, but I'm against gamification of open source and also against giving GitHub a special role.
Any open source activity is somehow credited to or associated with some commercial entity. What has changed in the last 7-10 years?