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> But if someone expects good code, best practices, 100% test coverage, etc. in a side project - that's going too far.

If you expect some lawyers to work professionally pro bono, why is it going too far to write tests for your side project?

Pro bono work has a purpose beyond the work itself. Side projects don't necessarily have any purpose aside from professional development.

It seems you're assuming that FLOSS software lives in a bubble where only the developers use it or extract any meaningful value from it.

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