Dear Linux desktop apps, you have full authorization to create a folder in my ~/.config directory, you are even invited to stuff your data in my ~/.local/share directory, and let's not forget about that ~/.cache y'all! Wunderbar! Much freedom!
So, now, please repeat after me:
👏 I 👏 SHALL 👏 NOT 👏 MAKE 👏 A 👏 FOLDER 👏 IN 👏 YOUR 👏 HOME 👏 DIRECTORY 👏
Thank you kindly
Ah yes, the ADHD experience
You can't make ends meet but we'll give you brain worms that will make you think the problem is immigrants that make kids to live off the allowances. So tired of seeing how deep that propaganda got here, ffs.
If Garg wants to make us less angry he should do either:
a) apply for a job at Twitter (Masto's product roadmap for the past 3 years has been a Twitter pastiche)
b) go full libertarian and court the crypto nuts since they also love "decentralization"
c) fuck off the project entirely and pay the queers he's had as PR review—'contributors' for reparations of the time spent
I'm a little surprised that people seem to be sincerely worried that a buggy yet charming website that's been in the public consciousness for all of two or three days now is an existential threat to the federated web.
If that really is all it takes to get everyone to migrate off of mastodon, then the resiliency of the mastodon is greatly overstated and it would be irresponsible not to rethink it.
That shit pisses me off because the "All Is Good for Decentralization" really isn't that far off from what I've seen from cr/pto stans acting like burning the earth was a valid trade-off to make to "decentralize computing" or whatever bullshit web/3 people believe in.
* I know the problem of "how do you make it so nazis don't use your code" is a whole can of worms but, like, at the very least try to be cognisant of that as a thing that happened instead of acting like it's all good in the name of Decentralization.
Also there's the very real thing that happened that Mastodon has been used by real fascists to potentially plan a coup.
If I was the main author of that software I'd take a good look into the mirror and do everything I could to make sure it doesn't happen ever again and figure out why it happens.
ESPECIALLY when that software has been built by LGBTQ friends. Like, c'mon man.
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