Interview with NEDCamp speaker Jacob Rockowitz. He is the president of Big Blue House and the maintainer of webform module. His current focus is on making Schema.org as a blueprint for universal content models.
The beauty of Drupal is that the community went to extra lengths to encourage contributions and gave the organizations an incentive to sponsor upstream development. But certain companies have reportedly attempted to gaming the gamified credit system, generating unwanted heat. Now the community thinks aloud about which contribution they should construe as genuine and which as trivial. The author suggests some changes to the system while sharing a suppressed perspective. Views are personal.
When you start strict gatekeeping, the organic nature of the evolution of an open source contributor gets hedged. The entry barrier for a new volunteer becomes too hard, as their welcome turns almost always rude.
Specially designed pride themed merchandise is available as part of the celebration. All the profits from the pride month collection sale proceedings will go to Outright Action International, a Human Rights watch group for the LGBTIQ People everywhere.