How to discourage a project contributor

Replace all of the contributor’s code in one large commit Use none of the original code in the new revision Include thousands of lines of code churn in addition to the multi-thousand line rewrite in the commit Use a commit message like “more changes” Do all of the above with no advance notice whatsoever Seriously. […]

Free Software’s Hidden Burden

I’m one of two developers on an open source project.  I’m going to try to be as vague as possible about the project, because the stimulus of this post is some developer politics that aren’t particularly important.  However, some background is required for some issues that I wish to bring up.  I’ve been a part […]