GitHub incentivises open-source investments with sponsor-only repos
GitHub is launching private repositories that only sponsors have access to, helping to incentivise open-source investments.
Open-source mostly relies on developers voluntarily giving up their time to build and improve projects. Priority is naturally given to work that helps to keep a roof over their heads and food on the table—meaning that open-source projects can be underdeveloped at best or be left with devastating vulnerabilities at worst.
A growing number of...