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Exactly. I know some amazing programmers who happen to also like mountain biking and building robots with their kids, who happen to work for companies that don't publish their code to github♯. The idea that all the good programmers work with open source in their own time and spend every waking moment pushing to github is a dangerous and fruitless one, because you're missing out on great talent with those blinkers on.

♯And let's be fair, 99% of what's "open source" is junk anyway, just because you wrote an 80% done static blog generator doesn't mean you're "advancing the commons"




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