When I see editors like this one https://github.com/xi-frontend/xi-term I am proud of zk :)
I've written a blog-post about the pretending-to-be-professional publisher @ElsevierConnect@twitter.com. Main take-away: #BoycottElsevier! Why? They don't care at all for science and they suck at publishing. Better go for #openAccess and practice #openScience! https://kartoffelsalat.ddns.net/post/elsevier
No more spoiler, check it out https://mailman.iro.umontreal.ca/pipermail/gambit-list/2019-October/009168.html
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Sure, the original FOSS movement wanted good for devs, allowing them to do whatever they wanted with the software they had.
We expanded that to users: FOSS is good to users 'cause they are not tied to any product anymore -- even if they change products, the source that tells how to access their data is there, visible.
Now software is "eating the world". And we need to make sure it won't eat any suppressed group alive for any reason.
The article pointed that we are in the third wave of FOSS, as getting it used is not the issue anymore.
The Hippocratic License may be the representation of this third wave. And that's exactly what we, FOSS devs, need to worry now: That our code is being used to do harm instead of good, which was _exactly_ what the origin of FOSS wanted.
Is this line of thought against the original FOSS? Sure, and I'm the first to point that out.
But I can't just sit here and let people use my work in ways that could be harmful to others.
Yes, I could go to the streets and say "No Google, That's My Code, You Can't Use Like That" but that would _not_ stop them from using -- or allowing me to stop them from using my work.
On the other hand, if my work license prevents this kind of use, I _can_ stop them.
That's why we need this kind of stuff.
In response to the President Trump (USA)'s executive order blocking all commercial and non-commercial property transactions with Venezuela, Adobe has begun cancelling accounts belonging to Venezuelans.
Regardless of this being a continued embargo, this is a lesson to be learned to never trust software which makes it obligatory to register an account in order to use the features of that software.
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