Bruno Pedro's public notes

Found at “Cory Doctorow: Interoperability Can Save the Open Web - IEEE Spectrum” on 2023-09-06 11:41:48 +02:00.

the third kind of interop, the kind of chewy, interesting, lots-of-rich-Internet-history interop, which is adversarial interoperability, which in the book we call “comcom,” short for competitive compatibility. It’s the interop that’s done against the wishes of the original equipment manufacturer: scraping, reverse engineering, bots, all of that gnarly stuff done in the face of active hostility.