I often see people talking about the fact that they like a certain open-source application, but ‘it’s a shame it’s on Electron’; what does this mean? Is it a privacy thing or a resource thing?


I guess a better parallel is using C/C++ to write software, where it is trivially easy to mismanaged memory in ways that cause 70% of CVEs

If we were being consistent, we’d be trying to eliminate all software written in any language or framework where it is trivially easy to introduce security issues

I wonder how many anti-Electron folks are also logically anti-C/C++ ?

I’m definitely an advocate for low level memory safe languages like Rust, over C/C++

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