Open Source Survey [by GitHub]

  • Documentation is highly valued, frequently overlooked, and a means for establishing inclusive and accessible communities.
    
  • Negative interactions are infrequent but highly visible, with consequences for project activity.
    
  • Open source is used by the whole world, but its contributors don't yet reflect its broad audience.
    
  • Using and contributing to open source often happens on the job.
    
  • Open source is the default when choosing software.
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Nearly a quarter of the open source community reads and writes English less than ‘very well.’ When communicating on a project, use clear and accessible language for people who didn’t grow up speaking English, or read less-than-fluently.

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