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Posts for May, 2011

Security And Open Source

Statements like “Open source is more secure” or citing security as one of the benefits of using open source software seem to confuse people more than help them understand the open source philosophy. People counter these statements with questions like “Would a proprietary software be more secure if it was open sourced?”, and they conclude the exact opposite since the code is open for anyone to insert security holes and bugs. We cannot blame them completely for this misunderstanding, we open source advocates need to carry some blame to make such statements. [Continue]

Task Management Plugin for vim

Finally, I have converted my hacky task management script for vim into a plugin. It is still not polished, but the code is available at github and the plugin is functional. I have added file type recognition and functionality for pending tasks using vim’s internal grep command. [Continue]

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