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> You almost make it sound like proprietary per default is or can be broken while open source is not, that's a bridge too far

Personally, I figure it might as well be; no way to fix it. I'd rather drive a beater that I know I can fix myself (or take to a local auto shop if I can't) if it breaks down than a high-end sports car that has to be taken to the dealer for something as trivial as an oil change.

No software is perfect (beyond a trivial "Hello, world!" exercise); that's why being able to look for and potentially fix flaws is important :)

Even "Hello World!" can have issues if your compiler and/or libc has issues ;-P

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