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In your application, each dependency has a maintainer. Each maintainer has a direct path into your application.

If you have five dependencies, you trust five maintainers. If you have 1000 dependencies, you trust 1000 maintainers. Which is more likely to burn you?

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I blogged about all of this years ago and the song remains the same. Every developer needs to learn this lesson.

πŸ”ͺ Kill your Dependencies πŸ”ͺ

mikeperham.com/2016/02/09/kill

@mperham you probably meant "each dependency probably has a maintainer" πŸ˜†

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