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No, they’re not. They’re based on open source software.

But by that measure safari is open source because WebKit is open source.




> But by that measure safari is open source because WebKit is open source.

There's a lot more closed source code in Safari than there's in Chrome. But sure: Why not give them credit for open-sourcing WebKit? Safari is closer to open-source than IE.


And yet I trust Safari a fucking lot more than I trust Chrome. Something about not being a business reliant on harvesting every bit of personal information possible.


And you're probably right. "Open-source-ness" shouldn't be the only measure when valuing software.




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