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How one developer just broke Node, Babel and thousands of projects in 11 lines of JavaScript

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Re: @ Mark Allread

1. Javascript is now being used outside the browser. Node.js is one of such runtimes. Having to rely on such large number of incoherent dependencies is a very bad way to design and write code.

2. Serious commercial software developer likes professionally written libraries. If source code is available, that's a plus. Just, not only open source code is available. I use several closed source commercial libraries for which source code is available. Of course, you pay for it, but the cost is offset by the ability to debug or modify it if needed. If you use open source just because it's cheap, believe me, you have a problem...

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