love to be a programmer reinventing stuff from the 70s every ten years for no reason

looks like you’ve chosen to organize your package manager as a corporation i.e. a financial instrument for the rich, setting your ecosystem up for ruthless private capture and exploitation, because you felt you had no other choice under capitalism. good luck reliving avoidable mistakes for the rest of your career!

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software doesn’t make sense in a wage system. it will remain bad as long as capitalism reigns. everything will centralize because only centralization pays, your libre volunteer corps will burn out, and your wacky attempts to flip ownership models will desiccate for want of funding.

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i know i say it a lot but the only path to good software is to destroy capitalism

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software has a revolutionary role but i find that role is generally overestimated

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