[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts
MAY 29, 2012
Dries points to a common pattern: From innovation to bespoke systems to products to commoditization. Open source Joomla recently hired some developers to work on their core software, which has led some of the contributors to back off. Why should they contribute their time if Joomla is paying some folks? Joomla's experience illustrates the truth of the Wealth of Networks : Putting money into collab can harm the collab.] Many others exhibit the same pattern.