I recently learned about Adoptoposs, an interesting new platform that tracks requests from project maintainers for help in co-maintaining (or taking over) projects that have become too big for them to handle, or when maintainers otherwise need additional human power:
This is an interesting concept, and one we’ve been exploring in the OSC team with @harensen and @sconrad. We’d love to hear more from OSC maintainers about this idea. Is this a challenge that resonates with you? What do you think of platforms or tools like these?
There is some back story about how this web site came into being and exploring some of the issues of making sure projects have enough maintainers, in this story on OpenSource.com from this month: