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Being a trans woman is like building Linux using LLVM instead of GCC.

It's just nature building a woman differently than it usually does.

Just cuz it doesn't have the cis/GNU prefix doesn't mean the rest of it isn't accurate.

"But no one says 'cis woman'."

No one says "GNU/Linux" either because the difference to the average person is negligible.

The same logic applies to "trans woman" and "Linux built with LLVM" btw. Most people don't really care.

So guess who's the odd one out here, tech bros/bigots?

unsolicited and unnecessary pedantry 

@bea "unsolicited and unnecessary"

We couldn't have said it better ourselves. You sound just as annoying as those "GNU/Linux" tech bros we were referencing.

So guess who's the odd one out here?

@KitsuneAlicia *shrugs* okay?

I just wanted to be helpful and explain the GNU/Linux thing, because the differences are there and matter (unlike with cis and trans people)

the CW was mostly about how none of this affects your point, just that the analogy doesn't really work, but that's ok

sorry :/

@bea They matter during compilation just as trans differences matter during pregnancy. But even the Linux stuff doesn't matter for the end user, since everything they want gets installed one way or another, usually by automatic methods.

Our point still stands, and you taking the "Actually, it's GNU/Linux" approach to the LLVM side of things only furthers our point that bigotry, whether ableism or transphobia or whatever, is a problem created by elitist scumbags.

@bea We're not pulling any punches here, in case you haven't noticed. You wanna make a point, then make sure it's a good one. Otherwise, that explanation is best left for the ones that actually program this stuff. Anything else is just ableist bigotry.

@KitsuneAlicia

They matter during compilation just as trans differences matter during pregnancy.

But that's the thing, they don't, not even a bit. Compilation isn't important here, nobody will even notice what you compiled it with.

everything they want gets installed one way or another, usually by automatic methods.

Only if they're using a GNU/Linux system because these "automatic methods" rely on several assumptions that break down on systems that don't use the glibc and coreutils.

Our point still stands

yes, it does, I wasn't saying anything about your point, I just clarified how you misunderstood what GNU/Linux means and how that lead to a not-so-great analogy, I didn't even say there's anything wrong with that, just that you might want to know better next time.

and you taking the "Actually, it's GNU/Linux" approach to the LLVM side of things

I don't know what you mean by this because there is no "actually it's LLVM/Linux", it's literally impossible because LLVM has nothing to do with POSIX userspace.

We're not pulling any punches here, in case you haven't noticed.

you honestly just come off as needlessly aggressive to me but okie, maybe my tone in the first post also seemed aggressive?

@KitsuneAlicia

Otherwise, that explanation is best left for the ones that actually program this stuff.

not if it affects end users

for example people who play videogames would be lost on something like Alpine Linux, which would literally reject their games because no proprietary Linux game is compiled with musl in mind

Anything else is just ableist bigotry.

genuinely don't know how but okie

I'll have to go to bed now, please reread my first post here again because I hope this is just a misunderstanding, since you still seem to be operating on the assumption that the only difference is at compile time?

either way I hope you have a nice day/night

@bea We don't care where the difference is because that's not the point. And you distracting from our point is precisely why you're being a bigot. Because that's what bigots do to get away with their exclusionary bullshit.

Your "well, actually" was never wanted here in the first place, which you clearly knew since you had the wherewithal to use the cw in the original reply, but chose to ignore anyway.

Now go away, or the next one will be a block.

@KitsuneAlicia what you are referring to as woman is actually cis/woman or as I have lately been calling it, cis+woman.

I made RMS a terf, first time im sorry for terfs tbh

@KitsuneAlicia i like to think of myself as something like a hackintosh. everyone has the right to install whatever operating system they want on their hardware dammit!!

sure, there's some driver issues, but it's MINE and i LIKE IT

@KitsuneAlicia @roxxers wait so what do you call it if I run the Linux kernel but have the FreeBSD userland

or have a BSD kernel and run the GNU userland

@coolstar @roxxers Honestly, Linux as a whole is non-binary given the traditional corporate binary is between Windows and Mac, so BSD is just one more of the many flavors of non-binary.

@KitsuneAlicia @roxxers funny enough though; macOS itself is a non-binary hybrid of BSD and mach

so lol

@coolstar @roxxers lol. Yeah. Ever since Apple discontinued the old OS, they kinda realigned the binary. Gender is a fuck.

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