Curious about the number of people commenting about these apps Purism is forking and rebranding, but not about Elementary doing same. Both contribute back upstream, but one has the right to and the other doesn't?
@brainblasted Yeah disabling reports and mod tools is a terrible idea. Did the Android forks involve removing credits though? If not I'm not seeing how that's different from say E's fork of e.g. Epiphany, etc.
@brainblasted Which is maybe an oversight and hence they should be given a chance to fix it, or maybe not and hence a shitty and possibly non-compliant move on their part (I'm not sure either way), but I don't think any of the E apps, web site etc., do/did give credit to their original forks either, hence wondering why one case is seemly fine and there not.
@brainblasted E does work with upstream now, but that wasn't the case when they first started asking for money for what was (at the time) essentially a set of curated apps and a custom theme. They needed the money so they could spend the time to persue their vision, and you know, make a living. That's changed a lot now of course, but E got there after people gave them the benefit of the doubt, or at least didn't complain too much about the `s/GNOME/Elementary/`.
@brainblasted In any case, Purism could certainly have handled this better. Hopefully people will give them a chance to fix it instead of piling on a company that has otherwise worked well with other FOSS projects.
@brainblasted And by "handle" I mean "done the right thing" :)
@brainblasted Oh dear.