Part of the reason it's foolish to dismiss "fossbro" input about protecting (potentially marginalized/vulnerable) users is.....
It's just not a new concept. It may sound strange, but the Internet has been a haven for groups shunned or deemed taboo.... since the 90s.
"fossbros" have been around the block a few times. We know what works, we know what doesn't. And we know which promises are foolish to make.
One of the very loud people harassing F-Droid and developers of apps they don't like, is somebody who, as best I can tell, is pretending to have NPD/DID (multiple personalities)
This upsets me, because I know people with these disorders. Their lives are deeply affected, and the end goal of psychotherapy is for all "personalities" to appear as the same person. Turning it into a cute character trait for social media would be antithetical to that goal.
@JennCox ok boomer
@tuxcrafting But nobody saw it because everyone was instance blocking whitehouse.gov
aaaaaalmost got a spart of awareness there. Almost. Dude let it pass.
But yes, here's somebody who understands that application developers probably aren't equipped to educate users on hate speech, but doesn't understand that application developers probably aren't equipped to maintain an exhaustive list of places hate speech could maybe potentially possibly happen.
I shitpost, and I protect Ekko. This is my purpose.
Yes, I should drive you wild.
A silly domain for test deploys, now has a mastodon instance. A place for memes as shitty as the name. Zero bullshit tolerated.