open source

  1. Voltaire

    Why are there no open source browsers using Webkit as the core engine?

    Something I've always noticed is that Safari is really fast in JavaScript. According to reliable data, the browsers using WebKit as the main engine are faster in JavaScript than the browsers based on Blink and Gecko. Chromium is currently only 5.9% faster in Speedometer 2.0 than Firefox. Both...
  2. C

    Phabricator to Phorge

    Since I came across this just today, I figured others might want to get a hint on this as well... there's a community fork working on making Phabricator community maintained after its' "retirement" by the original creator. Progress seems slow but steady; they appear to focus on making sure that...
  3. Y

    It's the community, stupid
  4. F

    Is it good idea to make FreeBSD videos on YouTube

    I just opened a YouTube channel and started to making videos about Linux. Well I only got 2-4 views for videos haha. So my question is can FreeBSD community watches and makes comments to videos? Like I watched some videos that people were seting up zfs, partitions, desktop envoirements etc. so...
  5. F1R3-R4H

    Porting a program

    A long time ago, I found some kind of fusion between Opera and Tor. It was called OperaTor, I wonder that no one here has heard nor read about it, since it was only for the system of Micr0s0ft Microsoft. Well, the thing is that I really liked that program: it was slow (of course, it's based on...
  6. ronaldlees

    Open Source Review Security

    So, we've all accepted the "many eyes" theory of open source, and we assume that those eyes find many defects and fix them, hence increasing security. But, inside of many very important security sectors (especially in the U.S.) - that line of reasoning is said not to work. To paraphrase a few...