With this week’s release of WordPress 4.5, yet again, I received props without being aware of it beforehand. As was the case when I wrote about this last year, this recognition came for code I contributed many years ago–four in this case, making it older than my contribution to 4.2.
As I wrote then,
I mention this not to bring attention my involvement, but to highlight the importance of patience when contributing to Open Source projects like WordPress.
Please, read Accidental Props 💥 if you’re discouraged or disappointed because your contribution hasn’t been accepted.