15 Mar '17, 6pm

Funding

Since the early days of Ruby, Ruby Central, Inc. has served as an organizational anchor for our community. Starting in 2001, with the organization of the first International Ruby Conference, we have been responsible for running RubyConf and subsequently RailsConf. Thanks to you all, our conferences have enjoyed broad, sustainable success, endowing us with a solid financial foundation, which we then happily invest back into the community. That financial foundation is what makes Ruby Central the natural guardian of the RubyGems project. Not only was RubyGems started by our past Directors, but it has – since its inception in 2006 – also been supported financially by Ruby Central. This includes many years of server and hosting costs, as well as the coordination of volunteers, directors, and sponsors operating the service. The growing use of RubyGems feeds a virtuous cycle wher...

Full article: http://blog.rubygems.org/2017/03/15/rubygems-funding.html

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