Open source maintainers getting paid on Tidelift

I hope to see some of the most popular Rust libraries already adding value to businesses take advantage of this. A lot of maintainers subsidise their open source work by writing proprietary code in their dayjob. If Tidelift’s model is successful it will result in a lot of open source maintainers being able to develop open source full-time.

My colleague Kyle Mitchell also published a very insightful analysis of the “Lifting Agreement”: