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re: I agree that the terminal is not the best place for advertising. I’ve supported a few OSS projects both with money and contributions, but that’s ju...
 

The main problem is visibility for essential packages that are used as dependencies and are hard to "see" from the point of view of the end-user. I don't do "heavy" JavaScript programming and whenever I am working on a larger project that runs on Node, the configuration is done by someone else.

The GitHub Sponsors program looks like a step in the right direction, but I haven't researched it enough to have an informed opinion about it.

I am curious to see what npm comes with - they are uniquely positioned to have maximum impact.

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