re: open source software 

@wonderland I'm sorry, I don't think open-source projects using Slack/Discord is comparable to people using WhatsApp.

When project owners think they should start a group chat, or even something that spans multiple channels (for organization), I think they think Discord and Slack because (and don't kid me here), they ARE the better alternatives in terms of accessibility and ease of use, and they are popular to use for that reason.

I think maybe you should rethink your argument with less elitism, and perhaps with disabled people in mind too.

This is the real world, and accessibility means more than "but look! here's this open protocol that doesn't rely on big companies! it's super easy to find it's webpage on google! *searches for "matrix"* and the webpage is super easy to understand and navigate! and when you've found a client, you'll see that all clients work the same and are all as easy to use for every platform! i bet they are also bug free and supports just as many features as the proprietary ones!".

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open source software 

@wonderland Because of convenience, lack of bugs, better UI/UX (+ better accessibility), which means it's less of a climb to get into it from 0 experience.

This is the bitter reality until open-source services are on par with proprietary ones.

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tfw it took the kindness of strangers to produce a patent-free vaccine during a global pandemic, because Western governments and tax-dodging multinational corporations wouldn't fund it.

theguardian.com/us-news/2022/j

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What are your preferences?

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it's 2am and i'm making potat soup

rip sleep schedule, welcome potat

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websites, stop addressing me by the first name I've given you, I only gave you that name because I had to

it's never too late for soup when you're gay

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keeping my real time clock exactly halfway between UTC and local timezone as a compromise between Linux and Windows
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remember when microsoft said there won't be another windows after 10?

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