The open-source contributors live in basements, they avoid the sun and are afraid to talk to people. And when they speak, they are opinionated and are far from being conciliatory. Well, if that was true, open source would have died a long time ago. The story I want to share shows how open-source communities are far from this stereotype. It began 9 months ago when I had started to work on Apache Airflow more than full-time. During this time, I’ve learned a lot, and here are the lessons.

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