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They use coreboot (open-source BIOS alternative - kinda) for their Tesla’s which the source-code is available on Tesla’s GitHub. That’s all I know though. Personally not a big Elon Musk fan.
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Then do it. You have majority ownership don’t you? Otherwise you’re just spewing hot air.
He doesn’t have majority ownership. Vanguard capital and Saudi Arabia are buying more shares to hold on to a majority, and the board of twitter is doing a poison pill to devalue his shares. It’s anyone’s guess who wins.
I hate twitter, it’s the cesspool of the internet. But open-sourcing the algo might make it a little better.
Fuck Twitter 📵🐦
Elephant Twitter is already open source. 🐘
Not just open source but optional as well. It won’t happen because it would hurt the bottom line but I’m glad it’s being talked about.
Since big corporations, like Google, M$, Facebook and Amazon have appropriated the FOSS market, it is more and more irrelevant if a software or service is FOSS or not and it only matters if it is distributed by independent devs or not. It doesn’t help me if I use a FOSS service, if it’s also controlled by BigBrother, remember Android is also FOSS, just like all the spyAPIs from Google, M$, Facebook and Amazon, included in many OpenSource services and software. With this it is irrelevant whether Twitter is FOSS or not, as a normal user (the most) without enough knowledge to fork it or check the script to see which companies are included to monitor and profile users.
Android is not really FOSS though. Google took the Linux kernel and a few other things to give themselves a headstart, and then built a closed source userspace on top of it.
It is, but as I said before, it contains a lot of googleAPIs to control it’s use, they are also all FOSS. This is the irony in FOSS of these companies undermining the original philosophy of OpenSource
I think as for philosophy, Open Source really doesn’t have one - it is just show the code. People like throwing around the term “FOSS” but Free Software and Open Source Software are two entirely different movements.
The guy might be a radical libertarian, rich ghoul who got his wealth on the back of apartheid, tried to ruin a genuine heroe’s life by calling them a paedophile and may or may not be responsible for a couple of coups in countries ravaged by imperialism, but if he does the open source with the Twitter he’s literally the best person of all time!!!1 /s
He’s not a good person. But Elon Musk is a wrecking ball, going through the system and demolishing it. If he buys Twitter and open sources it, then the world will be a slightly better place.
That’s not gonna happen though
Even the panic this offer caused among blue ticks is worth it :) I’m enjoying the Schadenfreude.
It won’t happen, twitters prepping its own poison pill
I’ve heard this strategy breaks fiduciary responsibility. So if they do this, there’s a possibility twitter gets sued by some of their shareholders.
“Even a broken clock is right two times a day.”
Not if it’s a digital clock :)
why the downvotes? I thought this was funny