The Ruby.social Patreon now has a couple of benefits available for supporters:
Super supporters can now nominate a custom emoji which will be added to the instance for their (any anyone else's) use!
Companies/bigger organisations can now also show their support of Ruby.social with a logo and link from the homepage.
Find out more:
Don't worry @mperham, will stay 😄
(although you could be extra nice by becoming a super supporting anyway 😉 )
@james Absolutely happy to support and pay for @sidekiq and my emoji! Now I'm considering what other ruby things need emoji?
What about mandatory (or make "strongly" optional?) $5/mo for company/bot accounts? It's not expensive but it might be enough to pay for your hosting and admin work without impacting individual devs.
@mperham @sidekiq interesting idea. I do still like smaller contributions by individuals because hopefully that’ll give people a sense of ownership of their community, but if companies can afford more, that’d be great too
@james Absolutely. In OSS communities like Ruby, the general rule of thumb is that individuals give value while companies take value. I see nothing wrong in trying to balance that.
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