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- Dec 2020
With some frameworks, you may find your needs at odds with the enterprise-level goals of a megacorp owner, and you may both benefit and sometimes suffer from their web-scale engineering. Svelte’s future does not depend on the continued delivery of business value to one company, and its direction is shaped in public by volunteers.
- conflict of interest
- open-source projects: allowing community (who are not on core team) to influence/affect/steer the direction of the project
- future of project depending on continued delivery of business value to one company
- business interests/needs overriding interests/needs of users
- at odds with
- more interested in their own interests
- balance of power
- Sep 2020
This giant machine can be your best friend as long as you’re good for the business. But if you accidentally happen to get in its way, it’ll simply screw you over and won’t even notice. If tomorrow a corporate lawyer decides they need to cover their corporate ass more tightly — be it international sanctions, dodging any potential lawsuits from vocal minorities, or anything else — they won’t think twice: they’ll readily dispose of anyone and betray any “ideals” you might have thought they stand for.