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Open-Source Software

Why/How Should You Treat Your Open-Source Project As a Business

Your open-source project is no different from a startup. Consider it as one & ensure its success. Here’s a trivial framework to build upon.

The Initial User Base Will Probably Be Developers, But You Should Diversify

Existing Business Models, Adopt It (For Now) & Adapt (Later)

Be Professional. Period

Now that PEP 572 is done, I don’t ever want to have to fight so hard for a PEP and find that so many people despise my decisions.

Prioritize Financing Yourself First & Then the Project

Final Words

References

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