I really like this
@Tynde I agree with this but they should've used any of the available terms besides "open source". That's a capitalist dogwhistle.
@dtluna okay, they don't use it *as* one, but the term was popularised as a way to whitewash the FOSS movement for businesses. We're not exactly starved for better terminology.
@dtluna I actually don't think "free software" should be a thing people ought to have to spell out in full. That should be the assumed default in most spaces by now. The places where it's not are becoming a historical curiosity.
Cause the thesis at the top is just wrong and based on... nothing
@Tynde Volunteer firefighters are useless as shit.
There was a fire 400 meters from their fire station.
Not only did they arrive LAST, they arrived after a fire brigade from 30km away arrived!
From my experience, useless as a firefighting unit. They do some nice stuff for kids, though.
@DetectiveHyde no ideä sorry I just stole a meme from reddit and it's getting out of control
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Um, actually, not having your entire town burn down benefits you, so It's just an "indirect profit"
The market is like, inescapable. It binds all living things in the perfect harmony of nature.
please ignore all the weird and unnatural stuff it does, that doesn't count.
@Tynde omg that's such a good example, next time I talk about this I'm gonna bring up Wikipedia. Literally the single largest source of learning in human history.
@Tynde capitalist voice: I meant they aren't productive for me
@Tynde imagine all the good actually having the ability to work for selffulfillment would do for the world
@Tynde it’s the most asinine opinion that falls apart with the faintest amount of investigation, I too enjoy this graphic
@Tynde When people say this, they're projecting. They can't imagine doing anything meaningful without getting paid. It's a sign of a moral deficiency.
@Tynde this makes me wonder a bit. Main reason why I don't contribute to projects or share my own is that I'm constantly tired / have little time because of work.
I donate money, but doing something myself would be so much more fun.
And surely I'm not the only one in that position.
@Tynde except a huge part open source software is actually developed for money
@Tynde it's almost as if humans were inclined to collaborate with each other 🤔🤔🤔
@Tynde and all more useful than the troops
@Tynde question is where does the quote come from
@Tynde This one cuts off my favorite part
@Tynde mastodon instance admins:
Une instance se voulant accueillante pour les personnes queers, féministes et anarchistes ainsi que pour leurs sympathisant·e·s. Nous sommes principalement francophones, mais vous êtes les bienvenu·e·s quelque soit votre langue.