Hopefully uncontroversial opinion: Community driven projects must at some point prioritize the mental health and satisfaction of their contributors over their users.

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Yes, user focus is important in that there's little point in having a public project without users. But without contributors you don't have a project at all.

This is something many projects struggle with as they scale up: Early in life these are the same people and there's no conflict between them. As any project of any kind becomes more successful a community of purely users develops and soon vastly out numbers contributors.

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