How is FreeSoftware written, maintained and supported? Why are developers working on the project?
- Developers are interested in helping users of their project, because this is how they and their project gain a reputation.
- Other users of the the same project are interested in helping each other, because a healthy community also benefits them.
- People with the necessary know-how are interested in maintaining the software infrastructure of the sites they care about.
- Developers are interested in selling services for a fee.