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Steve Ballmer was right about open source

There's a falsely-attributed-to-Gandhi quote, "First they laugh at you, then they ignore you, then they fight you, then you win."  Fifteen years ago, ...
Havoc Pennington
by Havoc Pennington
on March 15, 2018

Pay the maintainers!

By Donald Fischer on March 7, 2018
Right around the time that we were getting started with Tidelift, the New York Times published a compelling editorial entitled “Let’s Get Excited ...

Announcing the Tidelift Subscription

By Donald Fischer on February 28, 2018
At Tidelift, we care deeply for open source software.

Highlights from the FOSDEM package management dev room

By Andrew Nesbitt on February 15, 2018
A couple weeks ago a number of us from Tidelift travelled to Belgium for FOSDEM, an annual free software conference that has grown to become one of ...

Open source: who's paying the bills?

By Benjamin Nickolls on January 25, 2018
Open source software isn’t free—someone else paid for it.

Three ways to improve the sustainability of open source projects

By Benjamin Nickolls on January 9, 2018
Open source software has been astoundingly successful. Today, it is the basis upon which much of our technology is built, technology that keeps us ...

Hello, Tidelift

By Donald Fischer on November 14, 2017
10 PRINT "HELLO, WORLD” Hello from Tidelift!