Yes, Patreon is a company which is used for funding creators in many contexts, reaching well outside of open source. However, anyone who thinks this makes changes to Patreon's financial model off-topic for forums about open source is wrong. By doing this you make it impossible to hold Patreon accountable for changes that directly affect the funding model for open source projects.
@sir interesting take.
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