Rage-quit: Coder unpublished 17 lines of JavaScript and “broke the Internet”

Posted by on Mar 25, 2016 in Technology, Web & Graphic Design News

It all started with a request from the developers of a messaging application to an open source developer to change the name of a library. It ended with JavaScript developers around the world crying out in frustration as hundreds of projects suddenly stopped working—their code failing because of broken dependencies on modules that a developer removed from the repository over a policy dispute.

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