FOSS is political, but also kinda weird.
Most political viewpoints have nay-sayers, but you don't get people who say 'code should be hidden'. Nobody loves Windows - they put up with it. Nobody says it's great that all governments have their computers controlled by a single, foreign corporation.
It's 100% 'raising awareness' and 0% antagonism.
Not bad for ten minutes with scissors.
Facemask without sewing tutorial:
Want to liberate yourself from the clutches of Google / Youtube?
Support the development of PeerTube, if possible, as the push for version 3 functionality is ongoing!
Here's the basic roadmap plan of funding points:
Plugins & Playlists
(Aug. - Sept.)
(Oct. - Nov.)
Let's make this happen 👍
I met a Chinese trans woman yesterday, and her opinion on China's social credit system was "It's not a problem if you're not doing anything wrong".
When I asked what she thought about journalists being given a low score due to reporting on politicians, she said "It's not really a problem, since we have a one-party policy anyway".
Master and Slave Are Being Removed From Open Source Software
I know #OAuth decently well, but decentralization adds a new and confusing spin on it.
Let's say I want to make a web app that allows users to log in with Mastodon. The user types in the server URL, gets redirected to the server, approves the auth request, and is redirected back to my web app with a code. Now I need to make an API request to the server to get the OAuth token -- but at this point, I've lost the original server URL. How do I know which server to contact? #mastodev