Developer depublishes JavaScript library Faker.js

The JavaScript library Faker.js has been depublished. It is not as serious as the Leftpad incident in 2016, but the incident is again causing debate in the open source community.

Faker.js is a JavaScript library for creating large amounts of different types of test data. According to the information on the code version management platform GitHub, it is used in 167,140 code repositories and 6,362 software packages. In addition to many individuals, the users also include numerous large and small companies. Unceremoniously depublished On Tuesday, the developer …

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