"Why do you use open source software? Anyone can open the code and tinker with it."
- A Software Engineering grad.


  • 16
    That's exactly the reason! 🤣🤣
  • 4
    Does he think that downloading and changing the code for himself will magically change it on your system too?
  • 7
    More likely he's bought into the corporate profit and security in obscurity train of thoughts. Libertarianism-as-code.
  • 1
    @AlgoRythm Yeah and I'm still stunned.
  • 1
    Objectivism-oriented programming.
  • 1
    Uninformed and/or an idiot.
  • 2
    On your own system, you can, sure
    On git-hub/lab/whatever, sure, if your pull request gets accepted.
    On someone else's system: nope.
  • 5
    This confused the hell out of me until I read it like:

    "Why would you ever use Open Source? ..."

    Now I get the facepalm
  • 3
    What worries me more is open-source hardware!

    I mean what if it rains and it shorts the board and it stops working! We must only use close source hardware!!

  • 1
    @sudocode ikr 😂😂
  • 2
    @sudocode Good point! Case closed.
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