Goodbye Gratipay


  • Goodbye Gratipay

    I have been Gratipay’s top developer for a year, but now the time has come for me to leave the team.


    A few days ago Gratipay’s founder decided to start banning users from the site, for reasons that are not acceptable to me.

    To be clear, I don’t care specifically about infinitechan and rabite (the two users being kicked out), I had never even heard of them before joining the Gratipay team, same as I hadn’t heard of Shanley Kane before the so-called “Gittip crisis”.

    What now?

    Leaving the Gratipay team is greatly diminishing my income, as I was receiving $110/week through it.

    I don’t plan to start a fork of Gratipay. I am currently working on French open data, then I’m not sure what I’ll do. I may try to turn my idea of a new programming language (a mix (...)