Meritocracy means government by those who have merit (i.e. skill/ability). It is a common form of Governance for volunteer communities, and is particularly prevalent in Open source software.

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Some people have criticised the practice of meritocracy, saying that it allows those who are most confident or pushy to display their merit, or that judgement of merit is sometimes biased.

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