Why open-sourcing is such a challenge?

in mailhustle •  last year 

Recent incident with homebrew: https://medium.com/@vesirin/how-i-gained-commit-access-to-homebrew-in-30-minutes-2ae314df03ab

They left GitHub credentials in the Jenkins deployment.

OUCH

Open-sourcing the thing is a challenge.

Data is sensitive, there might be some hidden gems in the commit history.

Leaning towards towards starting a new repo from scratch.

The one below is pretty major and beautiful in its simplicity at the same time.

Apple goto fail;

Everyone makes mistakes, here is pretty major one:

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Read more about it: https://www.imperialviolet.org/2014/02/22/applebug.html

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