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Open Source ABCs: Meritocracy

Welcome to our #100DaysOfOSS series. Until October 31, we'll be doing Open Source Software (OSS) terms from A to Z. We'll be diving into a different letter of the English alphabet, uncovering OSS concepts, and sharing our thoughts on them.

Today, we're covering the letter "M" for Meritocracy.

Meritocracy: Open-source communities often operate on a meritocratic model, where contributors' influence and decision-making authority are based on their demonstrated skills, knowledge, and contributions to the project.

Now, we want to hear from you! What other OSS terms can you think of that start with the letter "M"?

Remember to use the hashtag #100DaysOfOSS if you share on social media, and don't forget to tag us @saucedopen so we can follow along.

Top comments (2)

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Ayu Adiati

"M" for Maintainers -- people who maintain the repository.

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Alexander Clemens

"M" for merge is essential in open source working with contributors!