re: What is the proper etiquette for declining PRs on open source projects you own? VIEW POST

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re: Polite but firm. I just say "no thanks, that doesn't fit the scope of the project" and then try to give some brief flavor of my vision for the proj...
 

Welp, someone already wrote mostly what I came to write. "Sorry. it doesn't fit our vision / roadmap, here's why... Please come back because your work was still greatly appreciated." I think explaining why and then showing gratitude for the contribution increases the likelihood they'll return.

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