Developers, what discourages or scares you the most from contributing to an open source project?

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Ive got enough on my plate between work, family, daily chores, trying to exercise, get enough sleep, and have a semblance of a social life. When I finish all of these things contributing to an open source project for an hour or two is like the least appealing thing to me

A lack of time. I would certainly contribute to one if I had all the time in the world.

The lack of accountability for bugs in the system. Some doozies have been found in widely used and trusted open source libraries, including sklearn which is part of the vast majority ML projects. Whenever I contribute to open source, I am terrified that one small mistake could get incorporated into a huge number of projects and companies.

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