Just a periodic reminder: Microsoft's VSCode is not open source. No more than Google's Chrome is. Both are based on open source projects (Chromium and the unimaginatively-named VSCodium are open source) but include proprietary stuff like fonts, integrations, and telemetry. If a software app isn't entirely FOSS, it's entirely proprietary. If you're using VSCode or Chrome, you're not using open source.

@velartrill @lightweight

VSCodium is a separate, independent project whose name alludes to Chromium. VS Code is not based on it, it's the other way around.


@nuclear @velartrill interesting. I didn't realise that. Even more blech... :(

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