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Johannes Lichtenberger
Johannes Lichtenberger

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Best way to be able to spend more time on an Open Source project?

Hi all,

I wonder what's the best way to get to spend more time on an Open Source project you love. In my case, I'd love to work less for the company I'm currently employed and spend more time on ideas around an Open Source project of mine.

I think a dual license approach, for instance, doesn't make much sense for providing custom solutions on top of the Open Source version. In my opinion, it would be best to spend all the time on the Open Source project itself and make it a better experience for everyone. Meaning, I guess it's all about being "lucky" or more of a genius to work on something that big companies need, and it would not make sense for them to build their solution from scratch, but rather sponsor your project.

Kind regards
Johannes

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Moshe Uminer

Good overview πŸ™‚
github.com/nayafia/lemonade-stand

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Johannes Lichtenberger Author

That's great, thanks :)

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