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How one developer just broke Node, Babel and thousands of projects in 11 lines of JavaScript

BinkyTheHorse
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@timcroydon

I dunno, old status page shows the license as BSD:

http://web.archive.org/web/20150922113035/https://www.npmjs.com/package/left-pad

The author now updated the meta info to WTFPL, which is decidedly non-FOSS-compliant ;), but still works in this case.

Of course the salient point is whether metainformation constitutes a valid license specification. IANAL, but I suspect NPM have a strong case in that regard (not that I condone their general behavior, as stated in the prior post).

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