The future of Homebrew


Fellow sustainer, Mike McQuaid announced recently:

Before stepping down as lead maintainer, he created a pull request: Add/link Homebrew Governance document.

At this time it isn’t merged but I look forward to reading the

What are your thoughts?


I think it is great that Homebrew is documenting its governance. Having an elected project leads introduces more democracy, which has its up sides and down sides.

I see documented governance to be increasingly important. For the CHAOSS project, I recently started an effort to create a Community Handbook, which is inspired by the Handbook from GitLab.