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Our community is spread across various services and maintained by various people. If you've got any questions about those services, please reach out to those people who can help.
🌐Website opensourcedesign.net - domain controlled by @jancborchardt @bnvk @ei8fdb, see domain contacts 💻GitHub @opensourcedesign - administrators are from active contributors 👥Discourse forum - administrators are limited to 5 and decided through voting 💬Chat #opensourcedesign - run by @bnvk @simonv3 @elioqoshi 🐦Twitter @opensrcdesign - run by @jancborchardt @evalica @simonv3 @victoria-bondarchuk @belenbarrospena & other active contributors 💸Open Collective for funding - run by contributors
To create legimately usable Free software application that are usable and well designed, funding is of utmost importance. This section of the OSD is dedicated to documenting potential avenues of funding as well as providing resources, options towards funding!
Types of Funding
The main categories of funding that seem most relevant and battled tested in produced decent results are:
- End User Purchases
- Industry Partnerships
- Employees who are allowed to work "part-time" on personal projects
- People who commit to finishing X, Y, and Z features (not money but just as good?)
...to be added...
Please read our draft-in-progress community by-laws