Google Chrome is a badly designed, dangerous and buggy operating system that pushes software developers further a way from their own hardware and up into the application-layer walled garden that Google has created with its languages, libraries, and services. it ignores decades of best practices derived from solid research and development efforts, and, via Google's strong influence over the IETF and w3c, it threatens to gut the internet at its base level.
@alcinnz @walruslifestyle Example: google-maps. You get to look at a *picture* of a map; if the service goes away you have nothing.
OpenStreetMaps: you get the actual map data. If OSM goes away, you still have useful, raw map data (and can still produce map-pictures yourself)
("goes away" can include "you're not allowed to use it because ...")
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!