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>4chan is closed source
>reddit is open source

Why?

>> No.54297691

>website
>closed source
nigger

>> No.54297692

If reddit is open source why havent people forked it?

>> No.54297705

>>54297672
Unsubscribe from all the default subs and reddit is great for tech and porn. 4chan is just for shitposting and memes.

>> No.54297715

Because proprietary code is always superior to free shit

>> No.54297718

>>54297692
>not understanding the difference
because it isn't GPL style F/LOSS software

https://github.com/reddit/reddit

>> No.54297725

>>54297692
Except they have.

>> No.54297743

>>54297692
Over 2000 forks of their repository.

>> No.54297759

>>54297725
no i mean reddit clone websites

Captcha: ATE BURGESS

>> No.54297764

>>54297718
Summary:
GPL=free as in speech.
reddit=free as in being a huge faggot and no one can stop you.

>> No.54297773

>>54297759
I know theres voat but idk if its based on reddit code or not

>> No.54297774

>>54297692
>>54297672
the version on github isn't the live version

>> No.54297781

>>54297759
What is Voat?

>> No.54297792

>>54297781
a reddit-like website

>> No.54297793

>>54297692
>If reddit is open source why havent people forked it?
It's just that gay.

>> No.54297797

>>54297672
dat pic is gold

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>>54297797

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>>54297814
I laughed harder than what i should have

>> No.54298504

>>54297773
I think there are some directly copied snippets

>> No.54298528

>>54298435
Sounds like you have downs.

>> No.54298567

>>54298528
Am doctor, can confirm is Downs.

>> No.54298619

>>54297672
moot is ashamed of the source code.

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>>54298435
oi

>> No.54298794

>>54298619
Most likely this.. but still suspect that 4chan is an NSA/FBI/Amazon Honeytrap.

>> No.54298879

>>54297672
8ch is also Open Source

So:
4chan: Windows
Reddit: OS X
8ch: Linux

>> No.54298924

>>54298879this is a great analogy

>> No.54299003

>>54298879
>people that uses 4chan are retards
>people that uses reddit are faggots
>people that uses 8ch are autists
great analogy you got here m8

>> No.54299007

>>54298879
inb4 ban

>> No.54299099

>>54298879
i whole heartedly agree with this

>> No.54299128

>>54299003

>people who use windows are retards

t. autist

>> No.54299221

>>54297781
A reddit clone that was made whenever the admins banned a lot of subreddits, like fat people hate and racist subreddits. Its a shitshow, /b/ userbase on an ugly reddit.

>> No.54299243

>>54299128
>implying people browsing 4chans aren't retards

>> No.54299320

>>54297672

4chan is a botnet.

>> No.54299468

>>54298879
>8ch: Linux
>breaks all the time
>no userbase
>muh activism mentality
>it's few users a insufferable faggots who consider their usage of an OS/a website the most important thing in their life
yeah, about right

>> No.54300785

>>54297672
Jews.

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>> No.54301601

>>54298879
Lainchan: Gentoo

>> No.54301656

Just because they upload source code to git doesn't mean thats actually running on their server. They could easily have some datamining on the live site.

Same goes with 4chins, if the source was up on some git hosting site it doesn't make the site an more trustworthy.

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>>54297672
?

>> No.54301847

>>54301831
>what is backend

>> No.54304184

>>54297692
what is voat, what is lesswrong

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>>54298754

>> No.54304303

>>54301831
retard

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>> No.54304424

>>54297705
what are some good subreddits?

>> No.54304769

>>54297691
You know web code can be obfuscated, right? Buttmunch.

>> No.54304796

>>54304424
r/4chan

>> No.54304802

>>54304424
None of them. Just look up what you want and then get out of there.

>> No.54304811

closed source > free/open source.

That's why there are soo many linux shills here shitting the place up 24/7 for the past few years.

>> No.54304834

>>54297672
>he fell for the reddit is open meme
Top ebin famagusta
Pro tip: unless you compile/execute something from source yourself, the source being available means JACK SHIT.

>> No.54304855

>>54297691
>what is php?

>> No.54304887

>>54304834
this

People acting like they will go through every line of code to make sure there's no backdoor. Otherwise you just have to rely on someone else to do it for you and you assume that person is 1) capable and 2) reliable

>> No.54304902

>>54304887
It's not even just that. Even if you went through it all, you have LITERALLY no fucking way of knowing if what's running on reddit.com is what you read (hint: it's not).

>> No.54304913

>>54304811
>closed source > free/open source.
I'm not a freetard, but open source is usually written after hours by people wanting to show off their programming skills and without any time constraints. commercial code is written by people that are judged by the ability to deliver certain functionalities before the deadline, not the quality of code, so they tend to write a buggy mess of copypasted code

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Freetard logic:
When something their mental illness likes is open source:
>it has to be open source even though nobody reads the code
>it just HAS to be open source, it's superior!!

When something that triggers violent outbursts is open source:
>WOW WHO THE FUCK CARES LMAO?
>IT STILL SUCKS!
>NOBODY READS THE CODE SO WHO CARES? FUCKTARD!

When something they like is closed source:
>Not sure how that is relevant to the discussion AT ALL so stfu?

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>>54297814

>> No.54305001

>>54297781
Reddit's 8gag.

>> No.54305542

>>54301601
Lainchan: OSX
literally

>> No.54305588

Holy shit what's with this trippy yellow snake meme

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>>54305588

>> No.54305822

>>54301601
Agree with ya anon,
lets all love Lain

>> No.54305849

>>54297672

>2016
>building a website not compatible with LibreJS

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/librejs/

Stallman would turn in his grave.

>> No.54305871

>>54297773
>>54298504

Voat is .Net code, Reddit is python. Hard for much more than the styling to be copied.

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>> No.54306004

>>54305849
How does LibreJS interact with NoScript?

>> No.54306010

>>54305871
>implying it's hard to directly port .NET code to Python

>> No.54306018

>>54297691
Get off /g/ if you don't even understand how servers work.

>> No.54306024

>>54297814
>>54298754
>>54301150
>>54301162
>>54301174
>>54304286
>>54304396
>>54304961
>>54305981
>>54305610
>yfw this is becoming the next new meme and reddit will ride it to the ground.

>> No.54306042

>>54306024
It's actually an old meme, slowpoke.

>> No.54306053

>>54301831
underrated post

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>>54306053
You're a fucking idiot.

>> No.54306138

>>54306121
no u

>> No.54306151

>>54306004
Given just about nothing is NoScript compatible, they are somewhat equivalent in practise.

>> No.54306167

>>54297692
it's a python shitshow

the functionality isn't that great either, people can write their own alternative in a better language

>> No.54306190

>>54297672
A long time ago mootykins basically admitted that 4chan's source is a mess. If it was released vulnerabilities would be found & exploited with hours. Sure they'd be fixed, but not before /b/ had a field day.

If Hiroshimoot is following moot's footsteps we'd see an open source chan does as an entirely new source code - which is unlikely given that it's all volunteer made and maintained.

>> No.54306192

>>54304184
Voat is not a fork, lesswrong is

>> No.54306201

>>54306024
>implying /k/ hasn't been making these forever

>> No.54306223

>>54305542
Never. Lain chan has more linux discussion than 8ch and 4fag combined. Find me 1 osx thread.

>> No.54306235

>>54306223
It's literally hosted on OSX. The only """discussion""" it has is dude weed lmao and tyler swift on the hidden board.

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