In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss a thought-provoking post published by Morten Rand-Hendriksen that takes a deep look at equity in open source software. Morten suggests that the mantra of decisions are made by those who show up be changed to decisions are made by those who can afford to show up.
We talk about the relationship and influence money from businesses can have on open source software, especially if they’re employing someone to contribute to that project full-time. We discuss the pros and cons of financial contributions and whether or not WordPress could fall victim to progressing only at the whims of corporate sponsors.
Near the end of the show, John provides an overview of what’s new in Sugar Calendar 2.0.
The Dark Mode plugin developed by Daniel James is no longer a featured plugin.
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