🔎Many beginners contribute to open source projects in pursuit of jobs, leading to issues such as unnecessary changes and filling up pull requests.
💡Maintainers become overwhelmed when multiple contributions flood in, making their lives difficult.
🌍Contributors should focus on building relationships within the open source project community before making contributions.
⏰Timing matters - maintainers appreciate positive comments during the initial trending phase but struggle when bombarded with pull requests.
💼Open source contributions should not be seen as a shortcut to getting a job, but as a way to genuinely contribute to the project and build skills.