39 days ago
If you want developers to adopt your software, mak...
The paper extrapolates from its survey questions about
so I think it's fair to discuss risk as more than just
Even so, the
risk of poorly maintained packages is enormous (and not just security-related). Consider the
loss from a security issue in a package you have to replace, fix yourself or wait for someone else to fix. Not to mention the non-time losses. The npm ecosystem has thrived despite this and other risks-- if you want developers to adopt your software, make it interesting, easy to talk-about, frictionless to get started with and shiny.
is a logical consideration that takes a backseat.
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