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Is replit open source?
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CodeLongAndPros (1624)

Is repl open source?

I don’t mean the tools, or the polyglots image, but moreover, the actual website, IE the markdown transcoder, the CSS…
All the stuff that makes Repls UI/UX tick along.
I was thinking of making a project, but it requires the replit css/htaml.
I know I can get the source with C-C, but that’s not in an easy to consume format.

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Coder100 (18208)

it's not completely open source, only parts of it.

Coder100 (18208)

but hey why not sign up for an internship lol @CodeLongAndPros

CodeLongAndPros (1624)

@Coder100

why not sign up for an internship

Wait I can?

rediar (520)

Using the amazign thing known as INSPECT ELEMENT you can see every bit of css for any website. Tada!

squeegily (0)

@rediar That's not source code; websites these days are usually synthesized dynamically in the browser by unreadable, obfuscated JavaScript gobs compiled from some other, source language.

SixBeeps (5221)

The interface and all that isn't open source, but there are some bits being hosted on GitHub that you can look at (and make PRs on). If you need the CSS, I'd suggest pressing F12 and looking at the developer panel, likely somewhere in the Sources tab.

CodeLongAndPros (1624)

@SixBeeps well, I was after the markdown parser + HTML, the css being rather easy to obtain.

SixBeeps (5221)

@CodeLongAndPros iirc they use a library for it, probably something like markdown-it

JosephSanthosh (1181)

Well technically yes, repl.it is an open source. You can fork another person's post or repl where you can modify or change the code (but you have to acredit the source! Please mark this as correct if it answered ur question! Happy Coding and a Great Day.

CodeLongAndPros (1624)

@JosephSanthosh That’s not “open source” as what I’m saying. EMACS is open source (gnu), but not all code written in emacs is open source.

CodeLongAndPros (1624)

@JosephSanthosh And I know how OSI-approved licenses work, I read most of them. (MIT, bsd 2/3, gpl 3)

squeegily (0)

@JosephSanthosh It hosts open-source projects, but this is the opposite of answering the question: which was about whether replit is open-source. I can write Python scripts in Notepad, but that doesn't make Windows open-source.

CodeLongAndPros (1624)

@JosephSanthosh It’s in the first/third sentences.

rediar (520)

no you didnt read it correctly @JosephSanthosh