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In reply to: statement on event-stream compromise · GitHub

So right now, we are in a weird valley where you have a bunch of dependencies that are maintained” by someone who’s lost interest, or is even starting to burnout, and that they no longer use themselves. You can easily share the code, but no one wants to share the responsibility for maintaining that code. Like a module is like a piece of digital property, a right that can be transferred, but you don’t get any benefit owning it, like being able to sell or rent it, however you still retain the responsibility.

[…] When you depend on something, you should take part in maintaining it.